Elisha González is an Educator and Public Affairs Executive and represents FAIRWINDS Credit Union nationally as the vice president of Government Affairs and Community Relations and executive director of the FAIRWINDS Foundation. She oversees government affairs, community relations, philanthropy and corporate giving.
González served as director of community affairs for Valencia College and executive director of Valencia Promise/Orange County Take Stock in Children. She previously served in the Orange County public school system where she held roles as principal, assistant principal, dean, and high school teacher. She served as the instructional leader, led faculty development, curriculum delivery, student achievement and led its financial and facilities operations.
In addition to her experience in education, González worked as the Central Florida regional director for the United States Senate.
She has also served on the boards of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce, City Year Orlando, Orange County Government Minority/Women Enterprise Advisory Committee, Orange County Government Children and Families Board, Women’s Resource Center of Central Florida, and Orange County Government Arts and Cultural Affairs Board.
González earned a Master of Science degree in Business Administration in Education from Nova Southeastern University. A native of Mexico City, Mexico, González earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Central Florida.