C. DAVID MOODY, JR. established C. D. Moody Construction Company, Inc., now one of the largest African-American-owned construction companies in America. For more than two decades, Moody’s company has appeared every year on Black Enterprise magazine’s “Top 100” list of the nation’s largest Black-owned industrial/services companies. The Atlanta Business Chronicle ranked his firm as one of Atlanta’s top 25 commercial contractors and top 100 private companies.
The firm has safely built and delivered more than 150 commercial projects valued at more than $2 billion. Recent projects include the National Football League’s Atlanta Falcons, Mercedes Benz Stadium; the Cyclorama at the Atlanta History Center; and the Maynard Jackson International Concourse at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.
Moody founded the C.D. Moody Foundation to provide financial assistance for students with a passion for construction and entrepreneurship, to date has awarded more than 80 individual scholarships and has funded endowed scholarships at Morehouse College, Howard University, Georgia Perimeter College and Central State University. Moody devotes time with K-12 students, was elected president of the board of directors of the Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America for 2018, and serves on the Morehouse College Board of Trustees.
Moody is the author of “Fighting through the Fear – My Journey of Healing from Childhood Sexual Abuse,” co-authored with Charles W. Cherry II. The book describes his harrowing personal journey as a childhood sexual abuse survivor. MoodySpeaks.com showcases his talents as a photographer, motivator, inspirational resource for healing for other survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and highlights Moody as a successful husband and father of wife Karla they have two children, daughter Karia and son Charles III.