Moore promotes self-sufficiency of families, children’s well-being
Shaneen Moore has a background in finance and experience with some of the nation’s biggest financial institutions. It was Moore’s passion for serving children and families, however, that brought her to where she is today.
Moore is the director of the Child Support Division in Children and Family Services for the Minnesota Department of Human Services. Moore oversees the Child Support Division, leads legislative matters concerning child support, supervises daily operations and coordinates long-term planning for the division.
Moore previously served as deputy director of the Child Support Division and was promoted to director in March 2018.
“I could not be more excited for this opportunity,” Moore said. “I am fortunate to work with a team of talented, dedicated individuals who are passionate about delivering quality child support services to Minnesota’s families. As director, I look forward to continuing this division’s tradition of collaboration and innovation.”
Moore has also served on the Minnesota Council on Disability since 2016. She is one of 16 members from across the state who advise the governor, Minnesota Legislature and service providers on the potential needs of people with disabilities.
Moore started her career in corporate finance, working for large organizations like Wells Fargo, UnitedHealth Group and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, before taking a job as operations manager at Hennepin County Juvenile Detention Center. Moore also served as operations manager at the nonprofit Northside Economic Opportunity Network before joining the state’s Child Support Division in 2013.
Moore holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and Management, and a Bachelor of Business degree in Finance, both from Western Illinois University. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in Public Administration from Hamline University.