Career Profile: A. Michael Candido is president of J. Moore and Co., a mechanical contracting firm in Livingston, N.J. He has been with the company since he was in college and worked his way up the ranks while learning numerous aspects of the business in office and field management. He has held a number leadership positions with the Mechanical Contractors Association of New Jersey including president, vice president, and treasurer. He also served two terms on the Board of the Mechanical Contractors Association of America. He was a management trustee for the Steamfitters Local Union 475 Employee Trust Funds for many years and was on the contractor’s labor negotiating committee. He was secretary of the New Jersey Mechanical Service Schedule A Oversight Committee;was an annual presenter at the Mechanical Contractors Industry Council “Foreman Training Cost-of- a- Man-Hour Seminar”; served as an adjunct professor at Kean University and received the ACE Mentor program Man of the Year Award.
Community Involvement: Michael is chairman of the Notre Dame, North Caldwell building and grounds and finance committees. He is vice chairman of the Essex Fells, N.J. zoning board of adjustment. He currently serves as chairman of the St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center Foundation.
Education: Michael holds a B.A. in accounting with a minor in business administration from William Paterson University. He holds a New Jersey plumbing license.