FAVIOLA DEL MAR GONZÁLEZ

Manager

Faviola became a member of Ad Astra's Grants Management team in May 2022. She has dedicated herself to a career in Grants Management since 2020, leveraging her background in Information Technology and Business Administration. Her experience encompasses audit readiness for the federal government, along with subject matter expertise in grants management and disaster recovery funds. Focused on process analysis and improvement, she specializes in developing Standard Operating Procedures, compliance checklists, and guidelines, as well as optimizing work processes through workflows.

Currently, she provides support to the local government in managing and implementing disaster recovery funds and federal funds. Faviola's expertise lies in identifying opportunities for enhancement within existing procedures and fostering the development of streamlined and efficient processes. With a dedicated emphasis on ensuring compliance and optimizing efficiency, she actively works towards transferring valuable knowledge to clients, creating a lasting and impactful transformation. She collaborated on two of the six economic development CDBG-DR programs for the PRDOH Grant Manager. Faviola has extended her support through process improvement, change management, document creation, and compliance technical assistance for various government entities, including the PRDF, BDE, DTOP, DRNA, PRDE, and PROMB. In more recent responsibilities, she took the lead in strategic oversight and project management. Throughout these initiatives, she remained steadfast in aligning and ensuring compliance with both local and federal regulations, showcasing a dedication to refining procedures for optimal effectiveness.

HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (HUD) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT DISASTER RECOVERY (CDBG-DR)

• Economic Development, Small Business Financing Program

• Economic Development, Small Business Incubators and Accelerators Program

• Economic Development, Re-Grow Puerto Rico Urban Rural Agriculture Program

AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021 (ARPA), CORONAVIRUS STATE FISCAL RECOVERY FUNDS (“CSFRF”)

• Adoption and Family Service Centers, Puerto Rico Department of the Family (“DF”)

• Elderly Assistant Centers, Puerto Rico

• Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources (“DRNA”)

• Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund) FAAst, Department of Education

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)

• Public Assistance (PA)

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION (SSA)

• Disability Determination Services Program (DDS)

ADMINISTRATION FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES (ACF)

• Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

BIPARTISAN INFRASTRUCTURE DEAL (INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT AND JOBS ACT)

• Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

•  HORNE LLP, Economic Development Associate, 2020-2022

• OREM – UT, IT Manager Team by the Minute, 2019-2020

• Bachelors in Administration and Marketing, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico

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