Elizabeth Moody

Elle Moody
Elizabeth “Elle” Moody, Senior Vice President of Grants and Chief Communications Officer
Elle was appointed to the Moody Foundation’s Board of Trustees in 2015. She was named the Foundation’s Senior Vice President of Grants and Chief Communications Officer in 2023. Elle is a graduate of Rice University and holds a Master’s degree in Visual Art Administration from New York University. Prior to the Moody Foundation, Elle was a Senior Account Director at the global communications firm Sutton, where she led international media strategies for a diverse roster of clients in the cultural sector.

Elle leverages her diverse background in arts and culture to guide the foundation’s investments across Texas. She has advocated for projects ranging from the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin to the Galveston Arts Center. Elle currently serves on the Rice University Board of Trustees, the Advisory Board for the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, Ballroom Marfa, the National Leadership Board for the Blanton Museum of Art, and the Moody College of Communication Advisory Council at The University of Texas at Austin.