Contacting Ethics and Compliance

To ensure independence, the Ethics and Compliance office reports directly to the Temple University Board of Trustees. Our offices are located on Temple's Main Campus in Carnell Hall, Suite 801, which can be accessed through the Wachman Hall elevators. Contact Ethics and Compliance at 215-204-5248 or ethicsandcompliance@temple.edu.

Staff

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Alejandro Diaz

Chief Compliance Officer
857 Carnell Hall
1803 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-5822
Email: alejandro.diaz@temple.edu

Alex Diaz became Temple’s first chief compliance officer in December 2018. Alex has nearly three decades of experience in compliance and legal affairs, including as vice president, global compliance for Eaton Corporation Plc in Cleveland and as chief ethics and compliance officer for Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. in Atlanta. He previously served as vice president and general counsel of Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales & Services Company LLC and held other leadership roles in the legal departments of the Coca-Cola system. Prior to joining Coca-Cola, Alex practiced commercial litigation at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in Stamford, Connecticut. He earned his JD from Cornell Law School and a BA in economics and English from Fairfield University.

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Iyana Lester

Data Verification Analyst, University Compliance
854 Carnell Hall
1803 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-4080
Email: iyana.lester@temple.edu

Iyana Lester joined the Ethics and Compliance Office in July 2019 as part of the migration of the data verification function to ethics and compliance. Iyana has worked at Temple University since 2016, formerly as the Instructional Technology Lab Coordinator in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching. Prior to working at Temple, Iyana served as an Information Technology Consultant and Project Analyst. Iyana received her bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from the Fox School of Business in 2014, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in the IT Auditing and Cybersecurity program from the Fox School.

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Maria Ramos

Program Manager, University Compliance
855 Carnell Hall
1803 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-0922
Email: maria.ramos@temple.edu

Maria Ramos joined the Ethics and Compliance Office in April 2019. Previously, Maria worked in various capacities at Temple, including at the Center for Social Policy and Community Development, Beasley School of Law, and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Maria graduated with an MSW from Temple’s School of Social Work and holds a BA from the University of California, Santa Cruz in community studies.

headshot of Teron Richardson, manager of Temple University's Office of Ethics and Compliance

Teron Richardson

Manager, University Compliance
856 Carnell Hall
1803 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-5770
Email: teron.richardson@temple.edu

Teron Richardson joined the Ethics and Compliance Office in January 2019. Prior to working in Ethics and Compliance, Teron held various roles in Temple’s Risk Management and Treasury Office. Teron graduated from the Risk Management and Insurance program at the Fox School of Business in 2011 and earned an MBA from Baker College in 2016. He is currently pursuing an MS in human resource management from the Fox School. Teron holds several insurance and risk management designations, including the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and Associate in Risk Management – Enterprise Risk Management (ARM-E).