Co-Founder, Chairwoman, CEO: Barbara Moran – 1990
Barbara Moran is one of Moran’s co-founders and she has served as a member of Moran’s Board of Directors since its inception in 1990. Ms. Moran has served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Moran since 1999. In 2010, Ms. Moran was appointed as Chairwoman of Moran’s Board of Directors. Barbara Moran has also served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Transmission City, Inc., an automobile repair and service equipment supplier in Midlothian, Illinois since 1999. Barbara Moran began working for Transmission City, Inc., in 1995 and has served in many capacities including finance, marketing, customer relations, production and operations. Ms. Moran is also a co-founder of Mor Property Development and a general partner since its inception in 1994. She currently serves as Managing Member of Mor Property Development. She has served in that capacity since 2004.
President: Peter Baldine – 1999
From 1999 to 2006, Peter Baldine served as our Senior Vice President. From 2007 to 2008, Mr. Baldine served as our Chief Development Officer. In 2008, Mr. Baldine founded Accelerated Development, Inc., a franchise development consulting firm in Morris, Illinois. He has served as President of Accelerated Development, Inc. since its inception. Mr. Baldine, through his company assists us in the management of our franchisee development and franchise sales activities. In 2014 Peter was brought back into the company full time as the President.
Director, COO: Ron Frydrychowski – 1992
Ron Frydrychowski began working for Moran in 1992 as a Transmission Rebuilder/Assistant Technical Director and became our Technical Director in 1995. In 2007, Mr. Frydrychowski became the Chief Operations Officer of Moran and continues to oversee our Technical Department. In 2009, Mr. Frydrychowski was appointed as a Director to Moran’s Board of Directors. Mr. Frydrychowski is also one of our franchisees. He has co-owned B & R Transmission, Inc. d/b/a Multistate Transmissions in Oak Forest, Illinois since 2001.
Controller: Mary Deppert – 2013
Prior to joining Moran family of brands, from 1991-1995, Mary worked as an auditor at Altschuler, Melvoin & Glasser LP, a public accounting firm in Chicago. Mary then joined Moran Industries from 1995 – 1999 as Controller. From 2005-2013, she was a senior accountant at Vaughn & Associates/Lehman & Associates. Mary then rejoined Moran Family of Brands in 2013 as the Controller once again. As a graduate from Depaul University, Mary specializes in financial statement analysis. Mary’s focus is to assist Moran and their franchisees with financial matters.
Director of Marketing/Alta Mere Operations: Chad Sajovic – 2014
Chad Sajovic began working at Moran in May 2014. Prior to Moran, Chad worked in the Microsoft community as a marketing manager and brand strategist. Chad is a graduate of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Chad currently runs the Moran Family of Brands marketing department and also heads the operations for the Alta Mere brand. Chad has extensive knowledge of in store and online marketing tactics to generate leads. His overall goal is to see the franchisees reach their overall potential in marketing and sales.
Compliance Director: Roni Bava – 2011
Roni Bava joined Moran in June 2011 as Compliance Director. From 2006 – 2011 she worked as Compliance Director for Francorp, Inc., a franchise consulting firm located in Olympia Fields, Illinois. From 1996 – 2006, Mrs. Bava owned and operated Camelot Productions, Inc., a broadcast consulting firm located in the Chicago suburbs. Prior to that time Roni was Director of Traffic and Clearance for Major Networks located in Chicago, IL and SMN/ABC/CapCities Chicago Offices.