Ron Estrada is Senior Vice President, Head of Government Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility for Univision Communications Inc., the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S. Based in Washington, D.C., Estrada oversees the company’s government relations and public policy team in addition to leading all corporate social responsibility and social impact initiatives. During his six years at Univision, Estrada has spearheaded Univision’s successful Cuenta Conmigo (Count with Me) and Vota Conmigo (Vote with Me) civic engagement programs. He has also overseen the coordination of community empowerment directors and local philanthropic activities, playing a critical role in synchronizing Univision’s efforts.
Prior to Univision, Mr. Estrada was a member of the executive cabinet for the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic advocacy and civil rights organization in the nation. He oversaw NCLR’s Integrated Marketing and Events Group (IME) and was responsible for advancing the institution’s mission by communicating NCLR’s “story” to broad, diverse audiences, and generating unrestricted funds for the organization. Under his leadership, IME was responsible for the development, production and execution of the NCLR Capital Awards, NCLR Annual Conference, and NCLR ALMA Awards. His portfolio was expanded to include oversight of the Resource Development, Information Technology, NCLR Website, Quality Control, and Graphics and Publications teams. Prior to NCLR, Mr. Estrada was the vice president of Marketing for the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC).
Mr. Estrada serves and has served on various boards including, LULAC Corporate Board of Advisors, Marriott International Association Advisory Board, National Park Foundation’s American Latino Heritage Fund, New Orleans CVB Customer Advisory Council, and MGM Resorts International Diversity Board.
Mr. Estrada holds a bachelor’s degree in Education and Business from the University of Redlands and has completed graduate coursework at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business.