John D. Moran, Jr.

John D. Moran

John D. Moran, Jr. is the President of Moran Industries, Inc., a premier warehousing, logistics and transportation company based in Watsontown, Pennsylvania. Moran Industries holds over 5 million square feet of warehousing space and is the only company in central Pennsylvania to control thirteen rail heads. The company maintains relationships with many Fortune 500, and household, name brand companies. Mr. Moran is also the Member and Manager of JDM Consultants, LLC, a Pennsylvania-based economic development firm.

In addition to his duties at Moran Industries, Mr. Moran manages other businesses in the areas of logistics and commercial real estate construction, development, and management. He is also involved in the management of marine and aviation assets as well as the development and exploration of natural gas wells and pipelines in central and western Pennsylvania.

During his career, Mr. Moran has focused on providing economic opportunities to the communities in which he conducts business operations. He has previously served on the Industrial Properties Corporation Board for Union County and was a former Bank Director for Guaranty Bank Corporation. Additionally, his life-long commitment to redeveloping Brown Fields has led to the creation of more than 2,500 family-sustaining jobs in Pennsylvania.

In 1987, Moran graduated from Kings College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. After graduating from college, he married his high school sweetheart Ann, and the two live in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania where they raised their two children.

Mr. Moran is actively involved in his community. Previously, he served on the Board of Directors for Geisinger Health System Foundation, and served on the Board of the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land. Mr. Moran was nominated by United States Senator Arlen Specter to serve on the bi-partisan Federal Judicial Nominating Committee. The bi-partisan Committee, created by Senator Arlen Specter and the late Senator John Heinz, is responsible for making recommendations regarding vacancies in the federal judiciary. Mr. Moran serves on the Board of the Whitaker Center for the Science and the Arts, located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Currently, he is a close economic advisor to numerous local, state, and federal candidates and elected officials.

Mr. Moran served alongside Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett as the Private Sector co-chair of the Team PA Foundation, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization established in 1997 to connect private- and public-sector leaders to propel economic progress for Pennsylvania. Mr. Moran remains committed to the promotion of fossil fuel energy policies and natural gas exploration both in Pennsylvania and nationally.