John D. Moran, Jr.

John D. Moran

John D. Moran, Jr. is the President and CEO of Moran Industries, Inc., a premier warehousing and logistics company based in Watsontown Pennsylvania, he is also Chairman of Penn Strategies. Moran Industries holds over 5 million square feet of warehousing space and is the only company in Central Pennsylvania to control 13 rail heads. The company maintains strong relationships with Norfolk Southern Railway and many other Fortune 500 companies.

In addition to his duties at Moran Industries, Mr. Moran is President of several other businesses in Central Pennsylvania. They are: Moran Logistics, Whatever It Takes Logistics, Moran Land Development, JDM Mountain Laurel, Mountain Laurel Grill, MFT Real Estate, JDM Consultants, Penn Strategies, Helicopter 1, Jet 1, Moran Oil & Gas Management, M3 Realty, J and M Charters, JDM Charters, Cameron Street Investments, Doria Acquisitions, North Sunbury Bulk Transfer and North Central Pennsylvania Investments. In total, the Moran family of companies currently provides employment opportunities to over 350 individuals.

During his career, Mr. Moran has focused on providing economic opportunities to the communities in which he does business. He has previously served on the Industrial Properties Corporation Board for Union County and was a 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.

Mr. Moran is a 1983 graduate of Bishop Hoban High School in Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania. In 1987, Moran graduated from Kings College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. After graduating from college, he married the former Ann Margret Sieminski. The Moran’s live in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania with their two children; 20 year-old Alexandra and 18 year-old John D. “Johnny” III.  

Mr. Moran is actively involved in his community; he has served on the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Indemnity Insurance Company, and Geisinger Quality Options Board of Directors, along with the Geisinger Health System Foundation Board of Directors and Mr. Moran also serves on the Board of the Franciscan Foundation for the Holy Land. Mr. Moran is a close economic advisor to numerous local, state, and federal candidates and elected officials. In the past Moran served on the bi-partisan Federal Judicial Nominating Committee which he was nominated to by United States Senator Arlen Specter. 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 served alongside Governor Corbett as the Private Sector co-chair of the Pennsylvania Foundation/Team PA.

In 2012 he presented an Energy Plan in Washington D.C. to the Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation on the power of domestic energy to create 20 million new family sustaining jobs in the United States.