Francisco Lopez, Jr., Esq. ’96
Director EVP & Chief Human Resources Officer Ryder System, Inc.
Frank Lopez is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Ryder System, Inc., a FORTUNE 500® commercial fleet management, dedicated transportation, and supply chain solutions company. In this position, he is responsible for leading Ryder’s Human Resources function, which includes talent management, recruiting, compensation and benefits, employee engagement, HR operations, and labor relations. Mr. Lopez is a member of Ryder’s Executive Leadership Team.
Most recently, Mr. Lopez was Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources Operations, responsible for leading Ryder’s global field Human Resources for the company’s three divisions. In this role, he was also responsible for labor relations and HR operations.
Mr. Lopez joined Ryder in 2002 as Senior Legal Counsel handling labor & employment law. Since then, he has held a number of positions of increasing responsibility, including Assistant General Counsel, Group Director of HR and Labor Relations and Vice President of HR.
Prior to joining Ryder, he spent four years as an Attorney with the national law firm of Fisher & Phillips LLP.
Mr. Lopez has a strong record of building high performing teams and partnering with business leaders to develop talent strategies that drive business success in rapidly changing environments.
Mr. Lopez has a bachelor’s in Political Science from Florida International University and a law degree from Emory University School of Law.