Leigh Ann Moffett
Associate Vice President & Chief Risk Officer, Southern Methodist University
Leigh Ann Moffett presently serves as the Associate Vice President and Chief Risk Officer at Southern Methodist University, and previously served the SMU campus as the Director of Emergency Management. Prior to joining SMU, she served 18 years with Baylor University. In her time there, she served as the Occupational and Fire Safety Specialist, Fire Marshal, and the Director of Emergency Management. She has coordinated and facilitated vulnerability and threat assessments, exercises, and incident action plans; developed all hazard emergency management plans, programs, and training for constituents domestically and globally; and continues to enhance the University’s overall preparedness. Leigh Ann has also served on the boards of several non-profits, and presently teaches the Sport and Special Event Risk Management course through the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security. She is a member of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRI), and University Risk Management and Insurance Association, Inc. (URMIA), and is a Certified Fire Prevention Specialist through NFPA, and a Certified Business Continuity Professional through DRI. She received an Associate of Applied Science in Environmental Compliance from Texas State Technical Collage, a Bachelor of Business Administration in Insurance and Risk Management, and a Master of Science in Information Systems, both of which from Baylor University. Over the years, Leigh Ann has served her Church in children’s and youth ministries, mission, and committees. Additionally, Leigh Ann and her daughters serve their former and current community through the National Charity League and other missions.