Ivan Estrada is an inspirational business leader and top-ranked real estate entrepreneur. Estrada is a top producer at the Beverly Hills office of Douglas Elliman. He is a highly sought-after public speaker on marketing, personal development, real estate, and personal branding by organizations such as Inman, California Association of Realtors, and The Real Deal. I had the pleasure of meeting Ivan about a decade ago at a National LGBT Chamber of Commerce convention in Chicago and it is wonderful to see how far his has come in his career.
Estrada produces a large portfolio of video content, including the popular YouTube series, The Real Estate Minute. He has been featured on NBC’s Open House, HGTV’s House Hunters and Bravo’s Million Dollar Listing, as well as in the Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Hollywood Reporter, and Dwell Magazine. He was also named “Top 30 Under 30′′ in real estate with Newsweek.
Estrada is also part of a selected cohort of top entrepreneurs for the Stanford Latino Entrepreneurship Initiative. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Accounting from the University of Southern California and is a Certified Public Accountant. He is currently a member of the Advisory Council at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles and was a former president of the Los Angeles LGBT Chamber of Commerce.
Additionally, Estrada lends his expertise as a mentor with universities and various community organizations such as the Social Justice Learning Institute and Youth Business Alliance.
In his newly released book Brand With Purpose: Find Your Passion, Stay True to Your Story, and Accelerate Your Career, Estrada shares critical lessons about personal growth and self-discovery―from his early precocious entrepreneurial endeavors as a seven-year-old selling his drawings door to door for $2 to his rise as an inspirational business leader and highly ranked real estate entrepreneur.
A book for young entrepreneurs, creative thinkers, and ambitious dreamers, Brand With Purpose is filled with tools and expert advice on growing your career and business, with enlightening case studies and inspirational wisdom from successful entrepreneurs and trailblazers.
Reflecting on his personal journey of growing up Latino, LGBTQ, and working middle class, readers will discover how their own experiences, challenges, and obstacles hold the key to creating a timeless brand that builds loyalty, influence, and trust―a brand with purpose. As part of his mission to inspire the next generation of diverse leaders, he also aims to give away 7,000 books to students across the country and access to leadership education for anyone who seeks it. You can learn more here.