Nashville Superspeedway President Erik Moses has been elected to the Cumberland University Board of Trustees.
“Cumberland is honored to have Mr. Erik Moses join our Board of Trust,” says Cumberland University President Dr. Paul C. Stumb. “He has done a tremendous job of revamping the Nashville Superspeedway in a relatively short period of time and has shown he is deeply committed to this community. I speak on behalf of the entire university community when I say that we are thrilled to have his exceptional leadership skills and talent added to our board.”
Moses joined the Superspeedway in 2020 and oversaw the restart of its operations, welcoming back a full weekend of NASCAR for the first time in almost 30 years. Prior to joining Speedway Motorsports, Moses served as the founding President of the DC Defenders of the XFL. He has also served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Sports, Entertainment and Special Events for Events DC, and was responsible for developing the company’s corporate partnerships initiative. Prior to the creation of Events DC, he served as the CEO of the DC Sports and Entertainment Commission.
“I am honored to join the Board of Trust for Cumberland University, an institution that for 180 years has and continues to contribute so much to this State and our nation,” says Moses. “President Stumb and other members of the Cumberland community have both welcomed me to Middle Tennessee and made me feel at home here. I am very pleased to offer my experience, expertise, and efforts in the support of this important institution and look forward to serving with other distinguished members of the Board and so many committed members of the University community.”
Moses serves on the board of directors for the DC Jazz Festival, the Military Bowl Foundation, is a member of the NASCAR Industry Diversity Council, the Rotary Club of Nashville, Leadership Middle Tennessee and previously served on the board of the US Tennis Association – Mid-Atlantic Section.
He earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his J.D. from Duke University School of Law. He holds an honorable Doctorate of Humane Letters from LeMoyne-Owen College and is a member of the bar in both Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Moses was officially elected to the CU Board of Trustees on April 28 and will begin serving in June 2022.