John Seal is the Senior Vice President, Operations where he is responsible for the oversight and strategic leadership of all operations in the Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia (DMV) area. These Hilldrup branches specifically include Dulles, VA; Forestville, MD; and Stafford, VA. John is also responsible for the efficiency and profitability of Hilldrup’s long distance fleet as well as Hilldrup’s maintenance shop located at our Stafford Corporate Headquarters.
While attending Indiana University, John worked for Hilldrup as a member of a moving team over the course of four summers. After graduating in 2003, he joined Hilldrup’s local operations team in a full-capacity serving as dispatcher, planner and ultimately local Operations Manager.
In 2010, John accepted a position as Director of Hilldrup International. In his role as Vice President, International John led Hilldrup’s International operations and customer service teams, was responsible for business development, client relationships, and the management of Hilldrup’s global partner network. John most recently served as Hilldrup’s Vice President, Operations. In this role, John provided oversight to all local dispatch, warehousing and service teams based out of Stafford’s corporate headquarters exclusively.
John represents Hilldrup at international associations including FIDI, LACMA, IAM and other associations. In 2022, he was elected to the Latin American and Caribbean International Movers Association (LACMA) Board of Directors as Director of Associate Members. He is also a member of the FIDI Academy training team and is a resource for our partners around the world.
John holds a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University and served his country in the United States Marine Corps.