Karla Gonzalez

Karla Gonzalez joined the Inland Empire Small Business Development Center as a Business Consultant in April 2011. She provides consulting and training services to businesses throughout the Inland Empire.

About Karla

Karla has worked a business consultant for over eight years. She consults business owners on their managerial and technical aspects of expanding their business, as well as the importance of sound financial management. Karla’s specialty is contracting and procurement as it relates to business certifications, such as DBE/MBE/WBE/SBE/DVBE/8(a)/WOSB, for the government, private, and public utilities. She has a successfully assisted over 300 businesses get certifications that were essential to their growth.


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, School of Business. Karla also holds Associate’s Degrees in Business Administration and Real Estate, along with an “Implementing a System for High Quality Service” certificate from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.



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Business Consultant