Carbondale Area Junior/Senior High School is proud to announce that Michael Moran will be the guest speaker at Commencement on June 14, 2019.

Michael, a 2005 graduate of Carbondale Area, was very active academically and extra-curricular while here at CA. He continued his education at East Stroudsburg University where he graduated in 2009 receiving a Bachelor of Science in Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management. While pursuing his undergraduate studies, Michael worked at Great Wolf Lodge to learn the intricacies and nuances of the hospitality industry. He is a creator, business man, ardent family man, technology advisor, and hotel management innovator with a strong background in entrepreneurship. He has led many important creative tourism breakthroughs with major hotel companies such as Great Wolf, Aramark, and Hilton Hotels. He deeply invests in the people around him and takes full responsibility for the processes and outcomes.

Throughout the last 10 years, Michael has traveled extensively for the hotel corporations he’s worked for visiting over 30 states and several countries. Most notably, Michael was selected to work at the 2012 Olympic Games in London with Aramark.

Over the last few years, Michael has worked with Hilton Guest Technology implementing digital technology across the company. Michael is also a member of the Carbondale Community Development Corporation. The Carbondale Community Development Corporation explores, promotes, and develops solutions for existing economic problems facing the residents of the City of Carbondale.

In addition to working for Hilton, Michael recently purchased an established business here in Carbondale. Michael and his wife, Carla, moved back to our area to run the Peanut Bar Restaurant. They currently reside in Carbondale and are expecting their first child in August.