Elizabeth Gonzalez is the Director of Operations and Development at Forbes-Tate. In this capacity, Ms. Gonzalez provides operational support to the firm, by managing client contracts, accounting inputs and filing the firm’s quarterly reports.

Additionally, Ms. Gonzalez manages all fundraising activities, working with Forbes-Tate’s principals to develop and maintain a dynamic list of potential fundraising efforts that integrate into the firm’s overall philosophy and goals. Ms. Gonzalez also serves as the Senior Executive Assistant to Founding Partners Jeffrey Forbes and Dan Tate.

Prior to joining Forbes-Tate, Ms. Gonzalez worked with various California State legislators from 2004 to 2006, including California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and former California State Senator Deborah Ortiz, researching policy and coordinating constituent events. She also was an Employment Service Specialist at Asian Resources, Inc., a local non-profit organization in Sacramento, California, where she managed a federal youth program administered through the Workforce Investment Act for at-risk youth. While at Asian Resources, Ms. Gonzalez served as a Volunteer Coordinator for a local school board campaign, and as a Policy Committee Member for the Sacramento Works for Better Health initiative with The California Endowment. Most recently, Ms. Gonzalez completed a yearlong fellowship with the Women’s Policy Institute under the Women’s Foundation of California working on health reform implementation.

Ms. Gonzalez is originally from Sacramento, California. She graduated from the University of California, Davis with a degree in Sociology with an emphasis on Social Services.