"Education is the gift that can never be taken away."

Mariaelena Gonzalez

Board Member

Mariaelena Gonzalez is the Vice President of Integrations and Reengineering for Confie, the largest personal lines agency in the US. She is a seasoned professional with 28 years of experience in diverse industries. Her background includes the Federal Reserve Bank, Lexicon, Xerox, Trusted Hands Network, and consulting for bio-tech companies.

She holds an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a BA from California State University, Fullerton. Her non-profit experience includes being the founding Executive Director of the Ingles Sin Barreras Foundation.

As a Colombian native, she is bilingual in Spanish. She resides in Los Angeles, has two teenagers and a 1.5 year-old English Bulldog. She loves hosting events for her family and friends, dancing, traveling, and practicing energy healing. Her motto is “Live life to the fullest – life is too short to waste it.”