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Dan Moran

President and Founder, Next-Ac

Dan Moran has spent the last 30 years managing, motivating and developing people from all walks of life. During this time, he has mastered an understanding of what is critical for success in career planning, searching for jobs & opportunities and planning for second careers " or next acts. Dan has assisted several hundred individuals achieve fulfillment in their career or a better job.

Moran has served as a Vice President and Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Administration, Senior Marketing Director, Career Consultant and Business Consultant. He quips, "to consult with businesses, you need to have been there before ... struggling to start, with no money, a payroll to meet and never letting anyone know what was happening".

Dan has appeared on the national broadcast of The Monster Show ( broadcast in over 100 US markets, American Out of Work (PBS), and was filmed and produced as a job search expert in Job Hunting: The Ten Best Steps to Success. He has been a frequent radio guest on a number of radio stations nationally as well as locally and regionally, and has appeared in many interviews on career and business issues on local and national radio and television. He is a regular columnist and guest writer for several publications on career and human resource issues.

Moran has authored The New Art of Hiring Smart, now licensed internationally as a training tool, and is currently working on his next writing, Achieving Career Leadership: The Seven Principals of Successful Career Leaders for publication this year.

Dan is a member of the International Association of Certified Coaches (IACC), Association of Career Development Professionals, Society for Human Resource Management, Capital Region Human Resources Association, Capital Region Recruiters Network (CRRN) and the Albany Colonie, Rensselaer & Saratoga Chambers. He is a founding member Coachville, a 12,000 member organization dedicated to the advancement of the coaching profession.

Dan believes in giving back to the community. He is a member of the Board of Directors for the National Association of the Blind at Albany and the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association. Dan was appointed as Chairperson of the Rensselaer County Civil Service Commission, which has provided an insight into careers and work in the public sector.