“Rorie brings a wealth of leadership and national museum management experience to this important CEO role,” said Lt. Gen. C.D. Moore, USAF (retired) and foundation board chairman. “We are confident Rorie will guide the Foundation to greater levels of financial growth, support, and impactful advocacy for the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.”
Cartier previously worked as the executive director of the Patriots Point Development Authority in Mount Pleasant, S.C.; and museum director and chief operating officer at the National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, Texas. He also worked in membership and development at the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and the National World War II Museum and spent several years teaching at the university level. A native of New Orleans, Cartier earned a doctorate in history from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland.