Jim Moran is the Founder of Moran Global Strategies. Jim represents clients in the areas of defense, government contracting, trade, foreign relations, economic development, renewable energy, technology, health, education, and finance among others. He represented the Northern Virginia communities of Arlington, Alexandria, and Fairfax County for 24 years in the United States Congress, where he was known for his bipartisan leadership and ability to resolve complex issues. He served on the Appropriations, Foreign Affairs, Banking, Housing and Finance, and Government Reform and Oversight committees during his 12 terms in the U.S. Congress. As a senior member of the House Appropriations Committee, he was chairman and ranking member of the Subcommittee on the Interior and Environment, a senior member on the Defense and Military Construction subcommittees: Foreign Operations, Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Ranking Member of the D.C. and Legislative Branch subcommittees.
Jim was a founder of the New Democrat Coalition (NDC), which is now the largest caucus in the U.S. Congress. The NDC is defined by its advocacy for international trade, support for small business, fiscal responsibility, and entrepreneurial innovation, especially in the tech industry. He also served as a member of the Steering and Policy Committee of the House Democratic Leadership.
Prior to joining Congress, Jim served as Mayor of the City of Alexandria, Va. (1985–1990); Senior Specialist, Budgetary, Fiscal Policy for the Library of Congress (1972–1974); and Acting Director of the Budget Office for Welfare, Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Services for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (then HEW) (1968–1972).