Our Leadership Team

Instituto employs a dynamic team of talented, hard working, experienced and mission-driven bi-lingual leaders who are professionally and personally dedicated to the education and empowerment of the Latina/o community.  Their commitment and passion inspire participants to grow, move forward, and reach their fullest potential.  Instituto is also backed by an impressive Board of Directors – actively engaged alumni, nationally prominent business executives, attorneys, marketing experts, healthcare authorities and technology specialists who fuel Instituto's mission with a genuine commitment to the advancement of the Latina/o community.

Instituto del Progreso Executive Cabinet

Juan Salgado,
President & CEO


Dr. Ricardo Estrada,
Vice President of Programs and Education


Dan Alexander,
Chief Operations Officer


Miguel Tovar,
Chief Financial Officer

Instituto del Progreso Latino Board of Directors

Mirna T. Holton, Chair


Frederick Karutz, Treasurer


Reina Zambrano, Secretary
Fifth Third Bank


Martha Diaz, Nomination Committee Chair
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.


Georgina Anne Flores
Allstate Insurance Company


Alejandra Garza
Agg Consulting, Inc.


Donna Gerber
BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois


Richard Montanez
Pepsi Co.


Frantz Osse
Thane-Kenscoff Group, LLC


Wendy Raymer
BMO Harris Bank

  Pablo Yepez
Morningstar Investment Management
Instituto Health Science Career Academy Board of Directors

Mary Anne Kelly, Chair
IRI Consultants


Francisco M. Rausa III, Vice Chair
Future Therapeutics and Technology


Ana Maria Soto, Treasurer
AARP Experience Corps


Raul Raymundo, Secretary
The Resurrection Project


Greg Lechtenberg
The Clare


Joe Miles

  Julio Puentes
United States Department of Agriculture
  Sandie Soldwisch
Resurrection University
  Stephen Thompson
National Louis University
Instituto Justice and Leadership Academy Board of Directors

Martha Casazza, Chair
TRPP Associates Consulting


Alicia Gonzales, Vice Chair
Chicago Run


Michael Rodriguez, Secretary
ENLACE Chicago


Mario Moreno, Treasurer
MORZEP Consulting, LLC.

  Alicia Ramirez
Dwight D Eisenhower High School
  Jeff Bartow
Southwest Organizing Project
  Douglas Werman
Werman Salas, P.C.

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