Alex is an Estimator for Moran Iron Works who recently relocated from the Metro Detroit area. She gained five years’ of mechanical engineering experience from various automotive-related suppliers while completing her Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University in Flint, Michigan.

Currently, she works on developing project proposals and developing relationships with market-specific suppliers. She is an active sister in an online chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority, continues to be a member in multiple engineering societies, and recently joined Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME).

When not at work, she spends time visiting Michigan microbreweries, fishing, and enjoying the sandy beaches of Lake Huron.


Our newest employee, Cora, holds the position of Sales and Marketing Assistant and is in charge of helping uphold, build, and promote Moran Iron Works. She is proficient in graphic design, advertising, and is responsible for determining the best ways to visually represent MIW’s identity and brand.

Cora was born and raised in the Eastern Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Cora has a Bachelors of Science in Advertising from Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan where she graduated in December of 2016. With over 4 years of prior experience, Cora is versatile and efficient in advertising, marketing, and sales.

When not at work, Cora’s favorite pastime is enjoying life with her family – her husband Rob, her son Robert (1 year), and her daughter Archer (1 month). Away from that, she spends most of her time outdoors hunting, gardening, and on the boat in Les Cheneaux Islands.