Enrique Acosta Gonzales
Vets2Data - Speaker / Sponsor
Enrique serves as the President & CEO of Vets2Data, Businessman, Veteran Advocate, Board Member, Non-Profit Administrator, Speaker, Mentor and Avid Volunteer. Over the past 20 years, Enrique has held numerous executive advisor and senior positions while serving in the United States Navy. Through education and training, he helped strengthen the chain of command, providing sound decision support and creating open communication at all levels. Enrique also helped formulate and implement policies concerning morale, welfare, job satisfaction, discipline, and training of Navy personnel. His performance won him the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, the 2013 and 2014 Mentor of the Year and the inaugural 2014 Oceanographer of the Navy Award. Enrique remains involved in the Armed Services as an active volunteer for various projects and non-profits, earning him the esteemed Bronze, Silver and Gold President’s Volunteer Service Award. Born in Puerto Rico, Enrique is the oldest of 10 children. He graduated from the Command Leadership Course, Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, holds an A.S. from Excelsior College, a B.A. in Natural Sciences and Mathematics from Thomas Edison State University, and is currently completing his M.B.A with Herzing University. Enrique is involved in several national and local organizations; namely Veterati, the Orlando Veteran’s Closet, CFDC Veterans Business Initiative (VBI), Camaraderie Foundation Mentor Leadership Program, Navy League of Central Florida. leaders in Central Florida with prior Military service will serve as Mentors to selected Protégé Veterans at points of transition in their lives including: Veterans in college who will soon graduate, Veterans seeking new careers, and soon-to- be Veterans who will be transitioning soon. Navy League of Central Florida: The Navy League of the United States Central Florida Council is unique among military-oriented associations. It is a civilian organization dedicated to the education of our children and adult citizens, including our elected officials. The Navy League also supports Central Florida men and women of the sea services and their families. They also provide numerous High School NJROTC units, and Naval Sea Cadet Corps units with annual scholarships and financial support.