Maria N. Gonzalez

President HACE

As HACE President, Maria Gonzalez leads an organization managing over $100 Millions of commercial and housing development projects that have contributed to the stabilization and revitalization of the Fairhill and St. Hugh Neighborhoods. She led the development of affordable rental housing and the construction of a Life Center that provides frail elders with social and health services.

She received her bachelor’s degree with honors from St. Joseph’s University. Mrs. Gonzalez was appointed by Mayor Kenney to the Philadelphia Planning Commission, serves as Chair of the Community Trust Board for the American Street Empowerment Zone, is Chair of the Oversight Board of the Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment and Opportunity, and serves in the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund, among others.