John Morgan is your current Chairman of the Board of the Chicago Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association and has served the board for 8 years, 7 years as a voting director, and for 3 years (concurrently) as its President. John retired from W.E.S.T. Forwarding Services, after 24 years of service as Vice-President and Corporate Compliance Officer on January 1, 2015, although he remains active in the industry through our association. John has been in the industry for over 45 years, since 1971, and his longevity is evidenced by his 4 digit Customs house broker license in the 5000 series. John cut his teeth at E. Besler and Company for 12 years, moved on to running his own business until 1990 and the merged with Beacon International to form W.E.S.T.