Rebecca Gonzalez-200Rebecca Gonzalez

Recognized leader in consulting with Fortune 200 companies in identifying and developing the organization’s culture in support of meeting business needs. Involved in all areas of organizational development, from culture assessments, strategic and tactical planning, process improvements, enhanced communication strategies and methods, as well as incentive efforts.
Provided executive guidance in the design and development of Hispanic multicultural marketing strategies and implementation tactics. Created a communications strategy focused on understanding and buy-in to multicultural business practices.
Designed and developed recruitment processes to identify multicultural candidates, leadership behavioral change models which enabled agency executives to increase Hispanic market penetration through goal alignment, accountability, and best practices.
Identified and developed relationships with multicultural Centers of Influence (COIs) and community based organizations (CBOs) to support branding and marketing efforts.
For a subsidiary of a major multinational electronics corporation, identified key organizational issues ranging from effectiveness of leadership to work force diversity challenges.
Interventions have included: facilitation (at all levels), training, mentoring, shadowing, training and implementation of change management processes.
Utilized the following as diagnostic tools: surveys, interviews, observations, and focus groups/round table discussions, and root cause analysis.
In Mexico, assisted a start-up facility to hire and train its workforce. Designed, developed, and implemented standard operating procedures at the operator level. Created a certification program to test for skill abilities and analyzed all materials for cross-cultural sensitivity and comprehension levels.

Relevant Career Experience:

1996 – Present
The Gonzalez Group President and Founder

2005-2007
Resource Global Professionals

1990 – 1996
Cornelius and Associates Senior Consultant and Project Manager

1988 – 1990
Letter Perfect Communications Assistant to the President

1982 – 1983
Dun & Bradstreet Account Representative

1979 – 1982
Illinois Institute of Technology Project Manager

Industry Experience

  • Consulting
  • Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Healthcare
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Banking
  • Paper Manufacturing
  • Consumer Goods
  • Oil & Gas / Energy
  • Food

Functional Experience

  • Organizational Development
  • Diversity Programs
  • Change Management
  • Community Relations
  • Community Affairs
  • Event Marketing
  • Mentor Programs
  • Performance Metrics
  • Project Management
  • Curriculum Design
  • Talent Management
  • Training & Development
  • Recruitment
  • Communications

Education

  • M.A. Information and Library Sciences
  • University of Texas – Austin
  • B.A., Communications
  • University of Texas – Austin

Systems Experience

  • Microsoft Office

Languages

  • Fluent in English and Spanish

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(210) 347-9261