Brian Moriarty is an Adjunct Lecturer in Management Communications at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business and Director at the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics, an independent business ethics center that operates in partnership with Business Roundtable—an association of 160 CEOs from leading companies—and leading scholars from top business schools. In his roles as Director, he is responsible for leading strategic, market-facing activities with corporate and partner association audiences, as well as serving as a primary spokesperson of the Institute.
Moriarty leads the Project on Public Trust in Business, a joint initiative with the Arthur W. Page Society. He is a author of the highly-regarded report, The Dynamics of Public Trust in Business—Emerging Opportunities for Leaders. In 2010 he was selected one of the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior by Trust Across America.
He has served on selection committees for a variety of business ethics awards including the Advisory Panel for Ethisphere Magazine list of the World's Most Ethical Companies. Previously, he held communications positions at the University of Virginia's Darden Business School and at Wake Forest University.
He holds a B.A. in Political Science and English Literature from Boston College, an M.A. in Religious Studies from Wake Forest University and is pursuing a Ph.D. in Religious Ethics at the University of Virginia. His academic work focuses on the relationship of narrative to perception, performance excellence and organizational action. He is writing a dissertation entitled, Dante’s Semiotics and the Warping of Language.
He lives in Charlottesville, Virginia with his wife and two sons where he enjoys coaching youth baseball. He serves on the board of the Carson Raymond Foundation, a charitable sports-based youth development organization named in honor of one of his former players.