Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

A Conversation with Ric Estrada

Event Info
Date: Monday, Feb. 26
Location: Schreiber Center, 16 E. Pearson St., Room 220
Time: 5-5:50pm

The Baumhart Center is hosting a conversation with visionary social impact leader and LUC alumnus Ric Estrada. Estrada is President and CEO of Metropolitan Family Services and has helped the agency grow by more than 60 percent in revenue and families served since 2011. Estrada has three decades of leadership experience in human services, philanthropy and government. Prior to joining Metropolitan, Estrada served as First Deputy Commissioner of the City of Chicago’s Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS). Before that he served as Executive Director of Erie Neighborhood House in Chicago, where his accomplishments included founding the Erie Elementary Charter School.


The conversation with Estrada will take place on Monday, February 26th, from 5 to 5:50 p.m. in room 220 of the Quinlan School’s Schreiber Center (16 E. Pearson). The conversation will be intimate and interactive and allow you to ask questions and to share your insights. If you can make it, we encourage you to RSVP. While you do not need to RSVP to attend, we plan to serve light food and it would be helpful for us to have an approximate count of attendees.

Learn more about Ric Estrada →

This dialogue is part of the Kelly Tyrrell Conversation Series. Tyrrell Conversations engage Loyola students in monthly dialogues with foremost social impact, enterprise, and responsibility leaders. These dialogues help students to imagine their own futures by exposing them to promising careers in social business and allowing them to explore the journey to get there. The series is named in honor on Kelly Tyrrell, a Loyola University Chicago graduate who spent his career in government affairs advancing causes benefitting the people of Illinois.