Ricardo Cifuentes

Vice President of External Affairs, Esperanza Health Centers

As Vice President of External Affairs for Esperanza Health Centers, Ricardo Cifuentes has been overseeing the organization's development, communications, marketing, and advocacy efforts since 2016. Prior to joining Esperanza, he was Director of Development and Communications at Renaissance Social Services and Deputy Director at AIDS Legal Council of Chicago - a legal services organization for people living with HIV. With a BA in Political Science from the University of Chicago at Illinois, Ricardo got his start in fundraising and communications on various local and national campaigns for U.S. House and Senate, before moving to nonprofit management in 2002.