The Executive Office of Sigma Pi Fraternity, International is proud to announce that Joseph Granado (Iota-Delta, UT-San Antonio ’11) has been hired to fill the position of Regional Director within the Chapter Services department.
The Regional Director is broadly charged with strategically and sustainably growing and developing Sigma Pi chapters in number and strength in one of five Sigma Pi regions, as well as working closely with those chapters to increase average chapter size. Granado will serve as the primary contact for the chapters, alumni clubs/associations, house corporations, host institutions, and members within his established region.
Granado has a Master of Science in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University. He currently serves as Vice President of the Lonestar Alumni Club Board of Directors, and also serves on the Alumni Advisory Board of Iota-Delta Chapter. Additionally, he is currently the Vice President of the Association for Future Student Affairs Professionals.
“I am honored to be joining an exceptional Regional Director team and the Executive Office staff. I am excited to help undergraduate men become better versions of themselves,” Granado said. “This organization has provided me a lot of opportunity and leadership skills, and now it is time for me to showcase my talents and pay it forward while continuing my own Quest for Excellence.”
Granado will be joining Justin Steele (Epsilon-Pi, Christopher Newport ’03), Neil Thorsbakken (Theta-Omega, Middle Tennessee ’08), Kevin Pons (Eta-Omega, Johnson & Wales ’06), and Joseph Turck (Delta-Omega, SIU-Edwardsville ’98) in the Regional Director program.
“Joseph brings years of work experience from higher education at Texas A&M and the University of Texas at San Antonio”, said Executive Director Michael Ayalon (Epsilon-Omicron, Buffalo ’97). “Joseph also brings professional organization involvement, such as the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators, and has been recognized over the years with multiple awards and honors for his work. We couldn’t be happier to add him to our team. It shows our commitment to the highest level of service to our Sigma Pi chapters.”
Sigma Pi Fraternity was founded in 1897 at Vincennes University, in Vincennes, Indiana. The Executive Office is located in Lebanon, Tennessee. The Fraternity is one of the top men’s collegiate organizations in North America, with more than 120 active chapters and colonies in the United States and Canada. With nearly 100,000 alumni and 5,500 undergraduates, our men strive for excellence by living our core values to promote fellowship, develop character and leadership, advance heightened moral awareness, enable academic achievement, and inspire service. Sigma Pi is the only Greek-letter organization with an international philanthropic program, The ACE Project, specifically designed to give back to our host institutions.