Vice President, Chief Diversity Officer
Andres Gonzalez, vice president, chief diversity officer for Froedtert Health, is responsible for overseeing the integration of diversity initiatives throughout the organization, including expanding workforce diversity and strengthening community relationships.
Prior to joining Froedtert Health, Gonzalez was chief diversity and inclusion officer at Baystate Health System, an integrated health care delivery system in Springfield, Massachusetts. He also spent five years at Cleveland Clinic as director of diversity, community outreach and supplier diversity. In both positions, Gonzalez created and championed programs and processes to foster and sustain cultural competence.
Gonzalez has a master’s degree in education and a bachelor of science degree in biology, both from Cleveland State University. He completed Cornell University’s industrial and labor relations-diversity executive program in 2014 and is a credentialed Cornell certified diversity professional/advanced practitioner. He also has served as a diversity consultant for several national companies and organizations.