Staff

Paula Gonzalez

Program Associate

Paula leads the NEIdeas small business challenge for NEI, coordinating all program partners including the outreach team, jurors, and staff members. Paula came to NEI from Loveland Technologies, where she was a business development and growth manager, as well as a Venture for America Fellow starting in 2014. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. A native of New Jersey, Paula lives in downtown Detroit.