Published: February 7, 2014
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Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board unanimously approved the appointment of John E. Metzger as the acting executive director of the agency, filling a vacancy created when former CEO Joe Conti retired this month. In naming Metzger, the board changed the title from chief executive officer to executive director. In his new role, Metzger will be responsible for directing the administrative and business operations of the agency and the management of the executive team. He will provide leadership and strategic planning recommendations for agency initiatives and be a conduit to the board.Since 2010, John Metzger has been the PLCB’s supply chain director.
Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission recently named Ray A. Morrow, to the position of inspector general. Morrow, with more than 20 years of experience working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and corporate investigations is responsible for examining reports of theft, fraud and waste at the Turnpike. His position compliments that of Turnpike Chief Compliance Officer David Gentile. Morrow, who operates from the Turnpike’s Central Administration Building near Middletown, will monitor employee behavior, identifying and dealing with any misconduct that may arise and ensuring the Commission operates professionally and ethically. Before his retirement, Morrow rose through the ranks of the FBI as an undercover agent, white-collar crime supervisor and Special Agent-in-Charge of the bureau’s Pittsburgh office. After leaving the FBI, Morrow went into corporate investigations and last worked for Siemens Corp. in Fairfax, Va. It was there that he conducted cost-efficient compliance investigations, extensive document reviews and compliance risk assessments.