MARCO GONZALES
Native Angeleno and communications and PR expert. Currently working as senior director of corporate communications for a global nutrition company. In his current position as Senior Director, Corporate Communications, North America, he is responsible for all social media and media relations for general and Latino markets in the U.S., as well as Canada, Jamaica and Puerto Rico. Prior to his current position, Marco was National Publicity Manager for Univision Music Group. His first job in communications was as Director of Communications for United Way of Greater Los Angeles in 2000. Marco began his career in communications as an entertainment freelance writer for Latin media outlets such as La Opinion newspaper, Latin Style Magazine, LatinoLA.com and Tentaciones Magazine. Marco holds a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, Language and Culture from California State University, Northridge and a Master’s degree in Communication Management from the University of Southern California (USC). He is a trained translator and interpreter (English/Spanish) and also a polyglot; he is fluent in both English and Spanish, and has conversational command of Italian and Portuguese, his third and fourth languages, respectively. He enjoys photography and international travel.