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Nashville Superspeedway president Erik Moses elected to Cumberland University Board of Trustees

The Tennessean (Nashville) logo The Tennessean (Nashville) 5/12/2022 Mike Organ, Nashville Tennessean

Nashville Superspeedway president Erik Moses was elected Wednesday to the Cumberland University Board of Trustees. 

Moses was named president of the Nashville Superspeedway in August 2020. He headed up the effort to revitalize the track located in Lebanon and landed the Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race last June.

It became the first NASCAR Cup Series race in the Nashville area in 38 years.

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“Cumberland is honored to have Mr. Erik Moses join our Board of Trust,” Cumberland President Paul C. Stumb said. “He has done a tremendous job of revamping the Nashville Superspeedway in a relatively short period of time and has shown he is deeply committed to this community. I speak on behalf of the entire university community when I say we are thrilled to have his exceptional leadership skills and talent added to our board.” 

a man wearing a suit and tie: Nashville Super Speedway track president Erik Moses © Jon Morgan, AP Images for Carolina Alumni Review Nashville Super Speedway track president Erik Moses

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Prior to joining Speedway Motorsports, which purchased Nashville Superspeedway in December, Moses served as the founding president of the DC Defenders of the XFL. He has also served as senior vice president and managing director of Sports, Entertainment and Special Events for Events DC in Washington D.C.

Moses will begin serving on the board in June 2022. 

“I am honored to join the Board of Trust for Cumberland University, an institution that for 180 years has and continues to contribute so much to this State and our nation,” Moses said. “President Stumb and other members of the Cumberland community have both welcomed me to Middle Tennessee and made me feel at home here. I am very pleased to offer my experience, expertise, and efforts in the support of this important institution and look forward to serving with other distinguished members of the board and so many committed members of the University community.”

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Moses also serves on the board of directors for the DC Jazz Festival, the Military Bowl Foundation, is a member of the NASCAR Industry Diversity Council, the Rotary Club of Nashville, Leadership Middle Tennessee and previously served on the board of the U.S. Tennis Association — Mid-Atlantic Section. 

Reach Mike Organ at 615-259-8021 or on Twitter @MikeOrganWriter.

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