Edmund C. Moy


Edmund C. Moy is the managing principal of Statecraft Staffing, LLC.

He is a public servant, senior executive, commentator, author, and director with a successful track record in both publicly and privately held companies, and in the public sector.

From 2006-2011 he served as director of the United States Mint, the world’s largest manufacturer of coins and medals. Appointed by the President George W. Bush and unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate, he increased profitability 62% to over $1 billion a year, increased revenue 213% to $4.97 billion, and increased precious metal bullion sales by 975% to a record $3.5 billion annually.

From 2001-2006, he served as a special assistant to the president for presidential personnel at the White House and assisted the President of the United States in staffing most cabinet departments. His portfolio included the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Labor, and Education, the Interior, Energy, Agriculture, and Justice. Cabinet-level and independent agencies included the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Office of Drug Control Policy as well as all the related agencies like the National Labor Relations Board, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Farm Credit Administration. Ed also helped form, transition, and staff the new U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He also was a member of the Bush Cheney presidential transition team from 2000-2001.

He is the chief strategist for Fortress Gold Group, a leading provider of gold IRAs and physical gold, and ranked as the 113th fastest growing company on the 2014 Inc. 500. From 2011-2013, Ed was an officer and director of L&L Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLEN), which is headquartered in Seattle, WA and operates coal related businesses in China.

From 1993-2000, he served as an advisor to the Wall Street private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and was an officer at one of the nation’s largest behavioral health care companies.

In 1989, President George H.W. Bush appointed him to head the federal agency that regulates the nation’s health maintenance organizations. He was also a member of the executive management team of the Health Care Financing Administration, which oversees Medicare and Medicaid, where he was responsible for the managed health care programs to our nation’s elderly and poor citizens and was the nation’s top managed care policymaker. He began his career in 1979 in sales and marketing and general management with Blue Cross Blue Shield United of Wisconsin.

Ed is a frequent commentator on economic policy, gold, and currency for the national financial media. He has been featured on CBS (including 60 Minutes), PBS (including the Jim Lehrer News Hour), and appears regularly on CNBC, Fox News, Fox Business Channel, MSNBC, and Bloomberg TV. The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, USA Today, Fortune, Forbes, Dow Jones, and Thomson Reuters also quote him frequently. He is also a contributor to Newsmax.

Ed also authored his first book, American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Program with Whitman Publishing. It was published in December of 2013 and has sold out of its first printing. He is in the process of writing his second book for Whitman Publishing.

He has served on public, private and non-profit boards and advisory boards, including L&L Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLEN), Xactimed, Emerald Health Network, Christianity Today International and Tau Kappa Epsilon International Fraternity. He currently serves as a member of the Executive Advisory Board for the School of Business & Economics of Seattle Pacific University, the Advisory Board for Bitcoin payment processor coin.co, the advisory board for AXON Connected, who commercializes intellectual property, and is a Fellow of the American Conservative Union Foundation.

He lives in Arlington, VA with his wife Karen and his two daughters, both adopted from China. Additional information on Ed can be found on edmoy.com and LinkedIn.com.