Jorge Gonzalez joined The Children’s Trust in 2018, bringing with him nine years of experience leading for-profit, nonprofit and professional development organizations and initiatives. He co-founded and led Beacon of Hope, a youth development nonprofit operating in Latin America focused on education, emotional intelligence and professional development. He also served as general manager of an ad agency where he led innovation, continuous improvement and financial management.
Mr. Gonzalez earned an A.A. in business administration from the Honors College at Miami Dade College, then went on to earn a B.S. in entrepreneurship and an MBA in marketing from Fordham University. He later returned to Miami Dade College and served as an instructor at The Idea Center, empowering entrepreneurs and small business owners through digital marketing.