Sally Gonzalez

Director of Operations

Sally joined the BGA in October 2020 as director of operations. She brings fifteen years of experience in business operations, financial management, human resources and strategic planning across nonprofit and corporate sectors.

She joins the BGA from Cleanslate Chicago, a nationally-recognized social enterprise owned by Cara, which produces hundreds of jobs for people affected by poverty.

A mission-driven professional, Sally earned her BA in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), completed the 2019 inaugural Social Enterprise certification program from UIC and was named a 2019 “Future Innovator” from REDF, a venture philanthropy that invests exclusively in social enterprises that employ and empower people overcoming barriers to work.