Contacting Ethics and Compliance

To ensure independence, the Ethics and Compliance Office reports directly to the Temple University Board of Trustees. As part of our return-to-work plan during the fall 2020 semester, office hours at the Ethics and Compliance Office may be reduced. To arrange an in-person appointment, please email us at ethicsandcompliance@temple.edu. To contact us at any time via phone or email, please visit our Temple University Ethics and Compliance Helpline site or call the helpline toll free at 844-755-3394.

Staff

headshot of Alex Diaz, Temple's chief compliance officer

Alejandro Diaz

Chief Compliance Officer
Carnell Hall, Suite 801
1803 N. Broad St.
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 and 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.

headshot of Iyana Lester, data verification analyst for Temple University

Iyana Lester

Manager, Data Verification
Carnell Hall, Suite 801
1803 N. Broad St.
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. Prior to working in Ethics and Compliance, Iyana served within various departments at Temple University, including the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Institutional Research and Assessment. Iyana earned a BA in management information systems and an MS in IT auditing and cybersecurity from the Fox School of Business.

Headshot of Maria Ramos, program manager for Temple University's Ethics and Compliance Office

Maria Ramos

Program Manager, University Compliance
Carnell Hall, Suite 801
1803 N. Broad St.
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
Carnell Hall, Suite 801
1803 N. Broad St.
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 received a BBA in risk management and insurance and an MS in human resource management from the Fox School of Business. He also holds an MBA from Baker College. Teron holds several insurance and risk management designations, including the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter and Associate in Risk Management—Enterprise Risk Management.

Jordan Segall

Director
Carnell Hall, Suite 801
1803 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Phone: 215-204-1268
Email: jordan.segall@temple.edu

Jordan Segall joined the Ethics and Compliance Office in March 2020. Prior to joining Temple University, Jordan worked for almost nine years for the city of Philadelphia, where he held several investigator and attorney roles with the Office of the Inspector General and the Board of Ethics. In his time with the city of Philadelphia, Jordan conducted and led numerous ethics, fraud and compliance investigations, many of which culminated in enforcement actions, settlement agreements and disciplinary actions. He also drafted policy reports to prevent future fraud and routinely provided advice and training within and outside of government to avoid future violations. Jordan earned a BA in law and society from American University in Washington, D.C., and a JD from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.