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Staff Bios


Bridget Ross serves as Director for Prairie View A&M Small Business Development Center (PVAMU SBDC) where her responsibilities include helping business owners develop strategies, attracting customers, increasing sales and improving productivity and profitability, all at no cost to SBDC clients.  Prior to joining PVAMU SBDC, she served as the Houston region loan officer for PeopleFund, a non-profit 501(c) (3), Community Development Financial Institution, based in Austin, Texas. Mrs. Ross was responsible for expanding PeopleFund in Houston, TX by developing partnerships, new client relationships and structuring loans that had community impact and community outreach. She also served as a loan officer for four years for ACCION, the nation’s largest micro lender. Mrs. Ross has over 20 years of service in the financial industry serving as a regional vice president for a major financial institution, loan officer for a mortgage banker and currently as a Texas Realtor. She has served on several advisory boards in the Houston area and partners with many Economic Development Corporations and Chambers of Commerce to help educate the business community in various fields as accounting, marketing, management and community development. Mrs. Ross received her Bachelor of Arts in Management of Human Resources from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma and is obtaining her Master of Science in Community Development from Prairie View A & M University.

Sandra Y. Gonzalez brings over 5 years working experience in small business loan processing and real estate management to the Prairie View A & M University Small Business Development Center.  Mrs. Gonzalez is passionate about elevating the undeserved, and guiding business owners through the process of developing and growing their business.  She has more than a decade of experience in accounting and office administration as well as planning and conducting business workshop in Spanish. Mrs. Gonzalez looks forward to assisting the entrepreneurs and small business owners of Waller and Grimes County.

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