January 2014

Board of Trustees · William J. Moran

portrait of William J. Moran

William J. Moran was first appointed to the Board on May 15, 1996 by the Board of County Commissioners of Hamilton County to fill an unexpired term. He served as President of the Board in 2000, 2006, 2011, 2013, and 2018; as Vice President in 1999, 2005, 2009, and 2010; and Secretary in 2004 and 2017. Mr. Moran currently serves as Chair of the Facilities and Finance and Audit Committee, on the Strategy Committee, and on the Development Committee.

In addition to serving on the Library’s Board, Mr. Moran chaired the successful 2013 Library Levy Renewal campaign “Keep our Library Strong.” He also served as Chair for the Library’s successful 2009 Levy campaign.

A retired Senior Vice President at Fifth Third Bank, Mr. Moran supervised the Corporate Facilities and Security Departments of the Fifth Third Bancorp. His responsibilities included supervising architecture, design, construction management, facilities management, site selection, purchase and lease negotiation, ATM administration, as well as safety and security for all Bancorp properties throughout the United States.

Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank in 1989, Mr. Moran was Director of Real Estate for the Kroger Company from 1977 to 1989. He began his professional career as Real Estate Administrator for Cincinnati Gas & Electric Company, a position he held from 1970 to 1977. Mr. Moran has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Xavier University.

Mr. Moran also serves on the boards of Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Holy Cross Immaculata Finance Council, and on the Development and Finance Committee of Cincinnati Center City Development Corporation (3CDC), as well as Trustee Emeritus for OneSource. He is a former Board Chair of Downtown Cincinnati Improvement District and Board Member of Downtown Cincinnati Inc., Ohio Library Council, St. Ursula Academy, Western Hills Country Club, Community Resource Center, Tender Mercies, Ursulines of Cincinnati, Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati, Hamilton County SPCA, Beech Acres, Beech Acres Foundation, International Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives, and Building Owners and Manager Association.

Mr. Moran is a resident of Mt. Adams.

Mr. Moran's term as a Trustee ended on October 31, 2019.