Martin r. Castro
president & ceo
Casa Central is pleased to introduce Martin R. Castro as the agency's president and CEO. Marty is President and CEO of Castro Synergies, LLC where he provides strategic consulting services to corporations and non-profits, and will continue in that role as he assumes his role at Casa Central. Previously, Marty was a practicing corporate and commercial litigation attorney for over two decades in Chicago.
Marty served as Chair of the Illinois Human Rights Commission from 2009-2015, and he currently serves by appointment of President Barack Obama as the Chair of the United States Civil Rights Commission, a position he has held since 2011. He is a past Executive Committee Member of the Chicago Community Trust, and a current board member at Communities In Schools and the National Museum of Mexican Art.
“I’m honored to have the opportunity to help build on Casa Central’s legacy of helping generations of Chicagoans meet their full potential,” he said. “I look forward to helping the organization continue forward and prepare it to address the challenges and opportunities that face the community today and tomorrow.