Bachelor, University Illinois, Chicago, 1973. Master of Public Administration, Roosevelt University, 1974. Juris Doctor, DePaul University, 1979.
Senior accountant executive Golin/Harris Communications. President/consultant Gonzales Communications. Job developer Safer Foundation.
Board of directors Latino Youth Inc., 18th St. Development Corporation, El Centro De La Causa/Catholic Charities. Member Pilson/Little Village advisory board Youth Development Success. Member of the United States Hispanic Chamber of C., Mexico American Chamber of Commerce of Illinois (founder).
Married Rosemary, 1970. 1 child, Eric Michael.