At Prado & Renteria (P&R), we believe in paying it forward, particularly to the university that helped jumpstart our partners’ careers. Both Maria de J. Prado and Hilda S. Renteria are graduates of the University of Illinois Chicago College of Business Administration. Prado & Renteria CPAs created the Prado and Renteria Foundation as an extension to our company’s mission statement. P&R’s mission is: “to create value and engagement opportunities for organizations and individuals to fulfill their purpose.” By establishing this endowment P&R will support immigrants and first-generation college students in fulfilling the dream of achieving the first step in a successful and fruitful professional career.
“We invite students to be proud of their accomplishments, continue to be resilient in their journey and one day in the future pay it forward to those following their steps.” —Hilda S. Renteria
P&R provides financial support to individuals and community organizations through the foundation. Prado & Renteria is committed to making a difference for current and future generations of young professionals through its personal and professional growth and development program. UIC Business student awardees will have access to inquire and explore our program.
In addition to financial support contributions, the P&R Foundation has provided strategic planning services to community organizations and has donated technology and equipment to communities in need.
Learn more about the P&R foundation and our Community Service initiatives.
UIC College of Business Administration
The University of Illinois Chicago is an urban, diverse research university with a mission to serve the city and its students. At UIC Business, expert faculty provide a real-world education to meet the challenges of today’s business environment. Rated among the top 10 ‘Best Value’ universities according to the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education, UIC Business utilizes world-renowned research faculty, a strong connection to Chicago’s business community and a 37,000-strong alumni network to provide a proven business education to undergraduate and graduate students.