Assistant Chair, Undergraduate Programs
College of Business
D.B.A., Wilmington University
M.A., University of Delaware
M.B.A.. Universidad Iberoamericana, UIA, Mexico City
B.S., Universidad Iberoamericana. UIA, Mexico City
Dr. Guillermina Gonzalez is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Business programs. Dr. Gonzalez is a multicultural professional with experience in the United States, Mexico, and Europe in her successful career as an executive in both the corporate and the nonprofit sectors. She began her career working for multinational organizations such as ExxonMobil, Mars, Tetra Pak and Olivetti (Ah li veti) in marketing and sales. She then brought her corporate expertise to the nonprofit sector where she served as Executive Director of two advocacy organizations: Voices Without Borders and subsequently the Delaware Arts Alliance.
Dr. Gonzalez is committed to community involvement and has served as Chair of the Americans for the Arts State Arts Action Network, Delaware’s NPR radio WDDE Community Advisory Board, Delaware State Arts Council, as well as on the boards of Christina Cultural Arts Center, Las Americas Aspira Academy, Delaware College of Art and Design, Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League, Latin American Community Center, and the AARP Executive Council to mention some of the more than twenty organizations she has collaborated with over the years. She was a member of Governor Carney’s and Governor Markell’s transition teams, the Hope Commission, Trustees of Color.
Recognitions received include: Office of the Governor Statement of Appreciation in 2017 for services to the State of Delaware leading the Delaware Arts Alliance championing the arts in Delaware. Americans for the Arts Michael Newton Award in 2017, University of Delaware Alumni Achievement Award in 2014; Latin American Community Center Professional Achievement Award in 2015 and the Community Service Award in 2006. In 2018, she ran as Candidate for State Representative in District 22.
As a media commentator, she has been published in The News Journal, WILMU Magazine, Delaware Today Magazine, Signature Brandywine, La Voz (La Voos) Latina Magazine, Hoy en Delaware, and El Tiempo (A tiempo) Hispano. She has been a radio host for Delaware State of the Arts (1450 WILM News Radio/1410 WDOV), and Latinisimo (91.3 WVUD), the only program in Spanish from the University of Delaware where she had the privilege to interview the 2010 Nobel Prize winner in Literature, Mario Vargas Llosa. She also co-hosted The Latin Beat (1150 WDEL) for eight years. Dr. Gonzalez is an accomplished public speaker in both English and Spanish.
Dr. Gonzalez has an MBA from Universidad (ooo ni ver si dad) Iberoamericana (I beer o American) in Mexico City, where she taught marketing and business administration. She holds a Certificate in Leadership and Public Management and a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from the University of Delaware. She received her Doctorate in Business Administration from Wilmington University where she is an Assistant Professor at the College of Business.