Tal D. Moore, THRP


Tal D. Moore, THRP


505.998.3420 tmoore@redw.com

Tal is known throughout Indian Country as a skilled consultant and facilitator specializing in Organizational Development. For over 25 years, he has provided his Human Resources (HR) management expertise primarily to tribal governments and their enterprises—including five years as Chief Administrative Officer for Fort Defiance Indian Hospital during the organization’s IHS 93-638 transition to Self Governance. He was also elected to three two-year terms as President of the National Native American Human Resource Association (NNAHRA), where he is currently serving as Interim Director following his final term.

In the course of his career, Tal has developed over 40 strategic plans for tribal communities, healthcare organizations and tribally controlled enterprises. He has conducted many comprehensive organizational assessments—including departmental reorganization; development of policies and procedures; measurement of employee engagement; and patient satisfaction surveys—which also resulted in improvement planning.

HR Consulting services Tal provides include:

  • Strategic planning
  • Organizational development and HR consulting, including training and curriculum development, facilitation and evaluation factors
  • Comprehensive organizational assessments specific to board and council leadership, department alignment, and employee engagement
  • Self-governance and self-determination transitions

M.A. in Organizational Development – Webster University
B.S. in Consumer and Family Sciences – Central Missouri State University
Certificate in Gastronomy from the Hogue Hotel School – Maastricht, the Netherlands 


Tal holds the following professional certifications:

  • Tribal Human Resources Professional (THRP)
  • Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt certified
  • OSHA 500 General Standard certified

He has served numerous professional service organizations in the tribal and human resources arenas:

  • Native American Human Resource Association (NNAHRA) – President and Administrator
  • United Indian Involvement, Inc. (UAII) – Training and HR Consulting
  • National Johnson O’Malley Association (NJOMA) – Strategic Planning Consultant
  • United Eastern and Southern Tribes (USET) – Personnel Committee Participant
  • American Society of Training & Development (ASTD) – Las Vegas – President Elect
  • ASTD – Kansas City Chapter – Board Member
  • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) – Regional Training Facilitator


  • Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA)
  • National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) Conference
  • National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) Conference
  • National Center for American Indian Economic Development (NCAIED)
  • Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) Conference
  • Southwest Indian Gaming Association (SIGA) Conference
  • World Indigenous Business Forum (WIBF) Conference


Tal is a proud descendent of the Pueblo of Isleta and a member of the Placitas Wild Horse Association.


Organizational Development & HR Consulting