Mrs. Gonzalez-Lamberson will lead fundraising and development strategies to help expand TechBridge’s resource ability to provide technology and programmatic support to other nonprofits, assisting communities and families in Georgia while developing strategic partnerships in other markets nationwide. A key focus of Mrs. Gonzalez-Lamberson’s in this role will be to create new pathways that deepen TechBridge partnerships with the donor community, philanthropic organizations, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) business units. She will also be instrumental in leading TechBridge’s first capital campaign.
Formerly, the Vice President of Development at the Atlanta Police Foundation, a 501c3 dedicated to making Atlanta the safest big city through the reduction of the number of children who cycle through the criminal system, she successfully led a $90M Public Safety First campaign. Her expertise includes corporate charitable giving strategies for diversified, economic, sustainable, and corporate and civic partnership engagements.
With a strong track record in Atlanta, Mrs. Gonzalez-Lamberson began her career at Kodak and then began working in International Tourism and Economic Development as the Director of the International Division of the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau (ACVB). During her tenure at the ACVB, she represented the city with projects such as the bid for the Secretariat of the North American Free Trade Agreement as well as the route development of Delta Air Lines throughout Latin America.
TechBridge CEO Nicole Armstrong said,
Gabriela Gonzalez-Lamberson is a dynamic community leader with a proven track record in Atlanta of engaging audiences, leading innovative leadership development programs, and creating solutions that identify, accelerate and elevate underrepresented talent, with special emphasis on STEM and entrepreneurship. I could not be more thrilled to announce Gabriela as TechBridge’s Chief Development Officer. We are excited about growing relationships with local and national partners, as we continue to impact millions of lives through our platforms and support of nonprofits.
Mrs. Gonzalez-Lamberson has an International Finance and International Marketing Degree from the University of Georgia. She has continued her professional development and most recently became certified in Cultural Mastery. She currently sits on the boards of the High Museum of Art. She has served as the Co-Chair for the Atlanta Dogwood Festival, as a board member of the Latin American Chamber of Commerce, the Children’s Museum of Atlanta, the Latin American Caribbean Studies Institute of the University of Georgia, is an advisor to the Atlanta History Center for the Atlanta Stories Initiative, and has sat on the Hispanic initiative and the Girl Scouts of America. She has served as president of the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s Atlanta Chapter in addition to serving board terms with the Hispanic Initiative of Prevent Child Abuse Georgia, The Mexican Center of Atlanta, and the National Latina Business Women’s Association amongst others. Amid her recognitions, she has been recognized as one of Atlanta’s Heroes by La Amistad, was named Southeast Rising star by Southern Living, Women Leaders in Atlanta by Atlanta Woman Magazine, and was chosen to participate in one of the initial classes of the Coca Cola Diversity Leadership Academy.
Founded in 2000, TechBridge is a technology nonprofit organization that works to transform communities by using technology to empower nonprofit organizations and individuals to break the cycle of generational poverty. Through collective action, TechBridge applies its products, collaborative community programs, and technical services with the mission of ending homelessness, preventing hunger, transforming workforce development, and ensuring social justice.