Teresa Gonzalez is a partner at Bolton St. Johns, where she brings her expertise on stakeholder and community engagement, land use matters and city lobbying to nonprofit, real estate and corporate clients. As a co-founder of DalyGonzalez, an M/WBE boutique lobbying firm, she has helped public and private institutions build and increase capacity, establish meaningful partnerships and navigate complex government and community issues. Teresa has an extensive background in government and public relations in New York City, including serving as Communications Director and Chief of Staff at the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit (CAU), and as Deputy Press Secretary at the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs during the Bloomberg administration. She has held several leadership positions at cultural institutions throughout her career including at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, the Brooklyn Arts Council and Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, and at the Museum for Contemporary Crafts in Portland, Oregon. Teresa has been recognized for her work by the New York City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as a “Women in Business” award winner in 2019 and as part of City and State Magazine’s “Above & Beyond” list of accomplished women leaders in 2020. She received her bachelor’s degree in English/Professional Writing from Kutztown University in Pennsylvania and received a master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Milano – The New School. She sits on the boards of Photoville, the North Brooklyn Parks Alliance, the New York Immigration Coalition and is a member of the BRIC President’s Council and Puerto Rican Women in Action (PRWIA). She resides in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, where she was born and raised.