Sonia Gonzalez Banks

Director, External Affairs at San Francisco Parks Alliance

Sonia Gonzalez Banks manages the External Affairs department, leading the teams at SF Parks Alliance responsible for all of the organization’s fundraising, special events, marketing, and communication initiatives.

Prior to this role, Sonia founded Golden Banks Consulting, where she supported many nonprofits in interim directorship roles and as the Producer of the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society’s 75th anniversary Community Day. Previously, Sonia served as the Individual Giving and Special Events Director at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, where she created and launched a season of new programming for the Centennial Celebration that continues on today. Sonia also brought success to the development and marketing departments of Jazz at Lincoln Center and American Federation of the Arts in New York City; and the Austin Museum of Art and the Austin Children’s Museum in Austin, Texas.


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