Karla Gonzalez

Karla Gonzalez

Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship

Joined the Entrepreneurship Team in 2019

Karla Gonzalez is currently a Business Consultant for the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center (IESBDC). She provides counseling and training services to businesses throughout the Inland Empire. Karla worked for more than five years with the Inland Empire Minority Business Enterprise, a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce where she counseled business owners on the managerial and technical aspects of expanding their businesses, as well as the importance of sound financial management. She has a successful track record in government procurement and job creation. Karla has over 10 years’ experience in business management, government certifications, business administration, project management, budget/accounting, customer service, event planning, strategic planning, and real estate. Karla holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business & Management along with a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the University of Redlands. Karla is fluent in English and Spanish.

Most Admired Entrepreneur:

Ramon Alvarez, Alvarez Motor Company (Riverside, CA) and Marcus Lemonis, CEO of Camping World, Star of “The Profit”