Eddie Estrada is the Executive Director for U.S.VETS – Inland Empire.
Mr. Estrada has over 25 years of executive nonprofit management serving vulnerable populations, using a wide range of integrated, community-based services. Mr. Estrada has extensive experience in senior executive leadership, health and social service programming, fiscal management, strategic planning, donor relations, and fundraising.
He completed his Bachelors degree in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University. Mr. Estrada is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and sits on several national boards including National Health Care for the Homeless, Riverside Countys Continuum of Care, Prison Ministry of America, and past board member of the National Association of Community Health Centers, Substance Abuse Committee and Social Security Task Force Committee. He has appeared in the Documentary Skid Row and has been recognized by the community including a recognition from Senator Roth, Congressman Takano, and Assemblyman Medina for his commitment to empower homeless individuals to lead more stable and fulfilling lives.
Prior to his work at U.S.VETS – Inland Empire, Mr. Estrada served as the Vice President of Health Services for Path Life Ministries also known as Health to Hope Clinic where he provided leadership and vision in securing Riverside Countys first and only Health Care for the Homeless Clinic under the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Program managing a growth of over 1,000% percent. He also previously served as the Administrative Director for the Los Angeles Mission where he provided leadership in securing two FQHC designations and several FQHC expansion grants and managed a growth of over 1,300%.
He is married to Connie Estrada with five children and delights in his three grandchildren. He enjoys playing softball, paintball and taking his grandchildren camping.