Jerry Moran has been named senior vice president of human resources at del Lago Resort & Casino, bringing with him nearly 30 years of experience in recruitment, employee relations, learning and development, and benefits/compensation administration. Along with his rich expertise in the human resources field, Moran has specialized in the casino and hospitality industry, with more than five years working at one of the largest casino resorts in North America. “Jerry’s pragmatic, innovative and passionate approach, coupled with his deep knowledge of hiring and training the best and the brightest in the hotel and casino industry, will serve del Lago Resort & Casino well,” said Jeff Babinski, executive vice president and general manager at del Lago Resort & Casino. “We are excited to have Jerry on board to help us create a workplace where people want to come to work and feel good about the contributions they bring to their job and the community.” “I am thrilled to be a part of such a vibrant Finger Lakes region,” said Moran. “Since coming onboard, I’ve met with Finger Lakes Community College, Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board and Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) to explore potential employment partnerships and within the next few months we will be announcing upcoming job fairs and employment opportunities for the many talented job candidates in the Finger Lakes community.” Moran most recently was corporate director of human resources for LTD Hospitality in Chesapeake, Virginia, where he led a team that provided recruitment, employee relations, learning and development, and benefits/compensation administration for a hotel management company. He was responsible for overseeing human resources for 14 hotels with 850 associates in four states. Prior to LTD Hospitality, Moran was VP of human resources at Colwen Management in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, where he provided human resource services and consulting to ownership and executives at 25 hotels with 1,300 employees in five states. Moran has also held human resource leadership positions at Mohegan Sun Casino and Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut, Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York, and Caesars World and Sheraton Desert Inn in Las Vegas. Moran possesses a deep passion for community involvement and throughout his career has been involved with various boards and charities, including serving as board member/SHRM foundation director for the Hampton Roads SHRM Chapter, governor appointment for the State Rehabilitation Council in Connecticut and New Hampshire and board member/VP of programming for the Connecticut ASTD Chapter, and served on the advisory board of the College to Work Collaborative at Mitchell College. He received an M.A. in organizational psychology from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, and a B.S. in psychology from SUNY Cortland in Cortland. Moran resides in Auburn with his son.