Investment Banker to Present Frost Distinguished Lecture April 7
—Apr. 2, 2008
Estrada, chairman of the board of Estrada Hinojosa & Company, Inc., will present the keynote address during The University
of Texas at San Antonio College of Business Frost Distinguished Lecture Series. The lecture begins at 11 a.m. Monday, April
7 in the Richard S. Liu Auditorium in the Business Building on the UTSA 1604 Campus. The event is sponsored by the College
of Business and is free and open to the public.
An attorney at law, Estrada co-founded his investment banking company, Estrada & Hinojosa, in 1992. Since its inception,
the firm has been involved in municipal bond underwritings totaling more than $70 billion and has provided financial advisory
services on financings totaling more than $30 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Dallas, the firm has offices in
Houston, Miami, San Antonio and San Diego.
An active member of the Texas Bar Association, Estrada is also a registered principal with the Municipal Securities Rulemaking
Board and holds various other securities licenses. Estrada was appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to the Board of Regents of the
University of Texas System where he served from November 2001 until February 2008. As a regent, he was chairman of the Audit,
Compliance and Management Review Committee and served on the Facilities Planning and Construction Committee, the Academic
Affairs Committee, and the Student, Faculty, and Staff Campus Life Committee.
Estrada currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He is on the Executive Committee
of the Board of Directors of the Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce and is also active in the Dallas Hispanic Chamber of
In 1989 and again in 2005, Hispanic Business magazine named Estrada among the 100 most influential Hispanics in America.
In addition to his business and legal credentials, Estrada also has extensive experience in government service. He has served
in the White House as a special assistant to former President George H. W. Bush and as a former state director for the late
United States Sen. John Tower. Estrada received his Bachelor of Science degree and his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from
the University of Texas at Austin.
The Frost Distinguished Lecture Series brings prominent business and community leaders to UTSA to share their knowledge
and experiences with students and others in the university and business community. The lecture series, which began in 1988,
presents a forum for business leaders and academics to share their experiences in business so that students can broaden their
understanding of the business world and the individuals who lead it.
UTSA’s College of Business is accredited by AACSB International, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
It is one of the 40 largest business schools in the nation with more than 6,000 enrolled students and 37 different graduate
and undergraduate business programs. The college is dedicated to raising its academic profile to become one of the best business
schools recognized for developing “Knowledge for a New World.” For more information, call (210) 458-4313.