Andrea Gonzalez is a community and economic development professional currently living in Philadelphia and specializing in culturally and locally appropriate economic development strategies. She has experience in community buildings as well as in businesses and real estate lending. As a first generation immigrant, community engagement has been the constant driver of all of her professional experiences. Her masters in city planning allows her to bolster clients’ and community assets towards growth. She is passionate about building a supportive framework that allows people of all ages, ethnic origins, genders and income levels to thrive as members of one inclusive community. On her time off, Andrea enjoys long distance bike rides and urban walks with her dog Rue.