Jorge DiazJorge Diaz is a Senior Manager of Human Resources for Tellabs Operations Inc. which houses its headquarters in Naperville.
Jorge's team provides HR
leadership and support to Tellabs'
Global Operations division.Tellabs
develops and manufactures telecommunications equipment for many of the world's largest communications carriers.Prior to joining Tellabs, Jorge worked for State Farm Insurance Companies in the Chicago area, and he later moved to Bloomington, Illinois where the Regional Office is located.
While at State Farm
was involved with several initiatives that were aimed at expanding the company's image within the Latino community.A major part of this effort was to focus on recruiting more Spanish Speaking employees, which Jorge
coordinated within the Human Resources Department.Through the support of Jorge
and other dedicated Latinos, State Farm
has became a supporter of several Latino organizations and programs such as the United States Hispanic Leadership Conference, HACE, and the Spanish Coalition for Jobs
.During his time at State Farm, Jorge also served as Precinct Captain for the Illinois Legislative Action Network, and he made several presentations on a variety of topics to schools and community organizations as a member of the State Farm Speakers' Bureau.In early 1998, Jorge joined the Spanish Coalition for Jobs' (SCJ) Business Leadership Council.Although Jorge joined the council as a representative from State Farm, he stayed on after changing employment in 2000, and he now represents Tellabs.
The Business Leadership Council is a very active organization that supports and provides direction to SCJ's management team on a variety of topics including, curriculum and job placement efforts.Jorge received a Bachelors degree from Loyola University Chicago, and he maintains a Professional of Human Resources (PHR) certification with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).