Ana Gonzalez

Professor of Management; and Director
Seidman College of Business; and GVSU Family Owned Business Institute, Grand Valley State University
Headshot of Ana Gonzalez
Headshot of Ana Gonzalez

About Me

Ana Gonzalez is Professor of Management, at the Seidman College of Business, Grand Valley State University and Director of the GVSU Family Owned Business Institute (FOBI), a center that champions and serves family businesses through scholarship, education and advocacy. Ana holds a Ph.D. in Management from Tulane University, has M.Sc. in Economics and a Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia. Her research interests include entrepreneurship, corporate governance and sustainability in family businesses.

Across her career, Ana has been a scholar, advocate, consultant, and supporter of family enterprises. She is a board member of the STEP Project Global Consortium a global research initiative on transgenerational entrepreneurship, created in 2005 to conduct and disseminate knowledge in the family business field, and a board member at the West Michigan Family Business Alliance.