Steven J. McCormick is the president and a trustee of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. In 1976 he joined The Nature Conservancy as its Western Regional Legal Counsel, and later spent 16 years as executive director of the California state program. From 2001- 2007, he was TNC’s president and CEO, where he was responsible for a budget of $500 million, and a staff of over 3,000. From 2000-2001 he was a partner at Resources Law Group. Steve has a B.S. from the University of California at Berkeley, and a J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of Law.