Sean McLanahan '92

  • Sean McLanahan, BAC MemberCEO

    McLanahan Corporation

    Sean K. McLanahan currently serves as the chief executive officer of McLanahan Corporation, representing the company's sixth generation of family ownership and management. McLanahan Corporation is a global supplier of process and material handling equipment used in industries such as mining, agriculture, energy, waste and recycling, and more. Headquartered in Hollidaysburg, Pa., McLanahan is a 181-year-old business with over 450 global employees spread across four U.S. locations, as well as global offices in Australia, Europe, India, Chile, and Russia.

    Sean is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in industrial management and a minor in economics, and he joined the company full-time in 1994. As CEO, he is accountable for developing and implementing strategic visions, managing the overall resources of the company, building and maintaining a great culture, leading senior executives, and ensuring the overall financial success of the company.

    An active member of the community, he is a member of the Blair County Junior Achievement Board of Directors and Rotary International; serves as president of the Penn-Mont Academy Board of Directors and the Mount Aloysius College President's Advisory Council; was previously an elder at First Presbyterian Church of Hollidaysburg; and sits on numerous industry associations and committees. 

    In his free time, he enjoys playing golf, woodworking, and bow hunting. Sean and his wife, Diane, live in Hollidaysburg, Pa. and are the proud parents of a 13-year-old daughter, a nine-year-old daughter, and six-year-old twins (boy and girl).