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Faculty & Staff

Ana Gonzalez

Ana Gonzalez, Director of Family Owned Business Institute

Ana Gonzalez is Visiting Professor at the Management Department at Grand Valley State University. Ana Holds a Ph.D. in Management from Tulane University in New Orleans, U.S.A, has M.Sc. in Economics and an Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia. Her research interests include entrepreneurship, corporate governance and social responsibility in family businesses. Ana has been a member of the STEP Project for Family Enterprising since 2006 from her affiliation with Universidad Icesi in Colombia, where she is Assistant Professor, and Universidad de los Andes where she worked until 2012.


Wenqi Zhang is currently a MBA student at Grand Valley State University. Wenqi holds bachelor degrees in both Finance and International Business from Grand Valley State University. She has worked as a market researcher for the Michigan Small Business Center where she conducted research in areas including industry information, financials, demographics, and competition in the market. Wenqi has also worked as a project coordinator for Harding, Inc., a global leading battery company. Wenqi is an international student from China, who has great love for food, travel and experiencing different cultures.


Bonnie Hudson, Academic Coordinator

Bonnie Hudson is the Academic Coordinator for Seidman Marketing and provides support for the daily functions of the Family Owned Business Institute.