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Walter B. Gonzalez Jr. '96

Walter B. Gonzalez Jr. '96


President, Goja, LLC
Distinguished Alumnus
Division of Student Affairs

Walter Gonzalez is a founder and President of GOJA, an online e-commerce company that ships thousands of orders each day to customers all over the world. Prior to GOJA, Mr. Gonzalez was a practicing attorney focused on commercial litigation.

While working as an attorney Mr. Gonzalez dedicated much of his free time to helping children in foster care. His work made an impact, and in 2002, he received the Dade County Bar Association’s Child Advocacy Award for pro-bono representation of children in the foster-care system. In 2003, he also received The John Edward Smith Child Advocacy Award from Lawyers for Children America. Mr. Gonzalez served on the Board of Directors of CHARLEE Homes for Children for four years and also served as Chair-Elect. He founded and was President of the Young Executive Society for CHARLEE. Mr. Gonzalez graduated from the FIU Honors College and The George Washington University Law School.

2018 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

  • Bank of America
  • Carnival Corporation & PLC
  • Geico

Silver Sponsors

  • FirstBank Florida
  • BankUnited
  • TotalBank

Bronze Sponsors

  • Bill Hansen Catering
  • STR-Miami

Media Sponsors

  • ClearChannel
  • The Miami Herald

Blue Sponsor

  • Memorial Healthcare System

In-Kind Sponsor

  • Herff Jones

  • Lagunitas Brewing Company

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