José Díaz Hernández ’88

Program Chair, Abbot Academy Fund. Alumni Admissions Representative.

José is an information technology professional at Skyline Steel, LLC, the steel foundation supplier at Nucor Corporation. His primary responsibilities include software development project management, the design and deployment of financial and business reporting solutions, and the assessment, selection, and implementation of new technology tools.

Prior to joining Skyline, José worked in a variety of marketing and technology roles in an in-house and consulting capacity for private-sector entities and Federal government agencies. He also served as a military policeman in the U.S. Army Reserve for a 9-year period and was mobilized for both homeland defense duties in his home station at Fort Dix and an overseas assignment at Forward Operating Base Abu Ghraib during Operation Iraqi Freedom. In his spare time, José indulges in skiing, amateur astronomy, and poetry. The latter interest has earned him the distinction of publication in a wartime poetry anthology published in 2005.

José holds a Masters in Business Administration from Rutgers Business School and a bachelors degree in International Economics from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

He has completed two tours of duty with the Alumni Council, serves as an Alumni Admissions Representative, and has been an active fundraiser for his class since graduation.

José resides in New Jersey with his wife Carolina and his children Antonio, Adriana, Manuel, and Penelope.

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