Chief Legal Officer, Staples
In her role as Staples’ chief legal officer, Gonzalez oversees all facets of the Framingham-headquartered office supply company’s legal department including corporate, operations, employment, litigation, and compliance support. She is also responsible for advising senior leadership, developing talent, and managing a significant budget.
While at Staples over the last 14 years, she founded and co-chairs HOLA, an employee affinity group for Hispanics and Latinos, and is a founding member of Staples’ Global Diversity Council, a 15-member group of business leaders overseeing worldwide diversity strategies and metrics. Gonzalez holds an M.B.A. from George Washington University and a law degree from Georgetown University. She is involved in numerous boards and professional associations including the Association for Latino Professionals.