Rafael Andres Diaz-Granados

Chairman and CEO,
TransForce, Inc.
Joined Board: 2023

Rafael Andres Diaz-Granados

About Rafael

Rafael Andres Diaz-Granados has served as Chairman and CEO of TransForce, Inc., a CDL driver solutions company, since February 2024.  He serves as Executive Chairman of Paragon Integrated Services Group, LLC, an energy and environmental services company, since February 2024 and previously served as Chairman and CEO from 2020 to February 2024.  Mr. Diaz-Granados is also co-founder of Angeles Investors, a Hispanic angel investing group based in Chicago, and he also currently serves as CEO of Cetan Investments based in Miami.

Prior to joining Paragon, Mr. Diaz-Granados held multiple country, regional, and global leadership positions with the General Electric Company (GE), including serving as General Counsel and Chief Commercial Officer of GE Latin America, CEO of GE Mexico, and CEO of GE Spain and Portugal.  During his 15-year tenure with GE, Mr. Diaz-Granados led multiple turnaround and restructuring efforts and delivered strong top-line results.  As a GE Quality Leader (GE's highest Six Sigma certification), he oversaw the GE Healthcare Six Sigma Center of Excellence.  Prior to beginning his career at GE, Mr. Diaz-Granados was an attorney with O'Melveny & Myers, specializing in mergers and acquisitions.  He has a wide variety of board leadership experiences at both for-profit and non-profit organizations and served as Executive Director of FIFARMA, the Latin American Federation of the Pharmaceutical Industry.

Mr. Diaz-Granados brings to the Board extensive leadership and investing experience, turnaround and restructuring experience, and a proven track record of delivering strong top-line results, which makes him a valued member of the Board.

Mr. Diaz-Granados earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Harvard University and his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center.

Committees: Community Development Committee, Risk Oversight Committee