Enrique Gonzalez joined Valorous as its Director of Talent Acquisition after concluding 40 years of service to the Federal Government-34 years of which were with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).
Enrique served in a wide variety of roles in the government, including as a communications officer, computer programmer, Hispanic Employee Program Manager with the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, and Chief of Worker's Compensation.
has over 23 years of professional recruiting experience and a high level of expertise in diversity hiring practices.
specializes in hiring high quality applicants from diverse backgrounds and a wide range of academic qualifications and skills sets.
Enrique has served on several boards, such as the Industry Advisory Council for the Mexican-American Engineers and Scientists (MAES), the Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards and Conference (HENAAC), the Industry Partnership Council to the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and the National Hispanic Business Association (NHBA).
has won numerous awards, including Hispanic Magazine's AVANZANDO AWARD
for service as an outstanding Hispanic federal employee and the Career Commendation Medal from the CIA
Enrique was born in El Paso, Texas and attended American University, receiving a B.S. in Computer Science and a Masters in Management Technology.
lives in Leesburg, VA, with his
has three daughters (Christine, Lisa, and Alicia) and two grandchildren (Elayna and Ethan).