Gabriela Garcia serves as the Project Director of the USDOT Great Lakes Region Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) at IHCC. In this role, she assists small businesses in the areas of bonding, business counseling, marketing, and capacity building.
Gabriela was born in Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico, and grew up both there and in the northside of Chicago. She received her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Gabriela is also a member of the WTS International Chicago Chapter, as well as the Young Professionals in Transportation Chicago Chapter. In her free time, Gabriela enjoys running, dancing, watching soccer, learning new languages, and traveling.