As President and CEO of TRDI since February 2017, John Rangel provides leadership and guidance to more than 320 AbilityOne-eligible employees and 120-plus support employees throughout Texas, New Mexico, Kansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Florida. His passion is providing life-enriching opportunities for disabled employees and clients by empowering each with a firm foundation on which to build an enduring, sustainable career. Before joining TRDI in 2008, John worked for Merrill Lynch Capital and Jones, Hill, McFarland & Ellis where he underwrote and performed due diligence on multi-million-dollar real estate transactions for institutional investors. He has more than 19 years of experience in government contracting, construction, and real estate. As a licensed real estate broker, he is active in the International Facility Management Association; the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA), the worldwide cleaning industry association; and the National Association of Realtors. John holds a Master’s degree in Land Economics and Real Estate and a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Science, both from Texas A&M University. He is a dedicated family man who actively supports his children in their extracurricular activities and volunteers regularly with the Brighton Center.