About Us

Our Mission is to help our clients bridge the gap between Latinos and non-Latinos in the Americas so they can enjoy positive, productive and profitable work and life relationships together.

Bilingual America is an international cultural and language training institute dedicated specifically to improving Latino and non-Latino business and communications. Our professional grade training courses are designed to help Latinos and non-Latinos create highly successful and productive business and personal relationships with one another.

We exist to help you open your world. Professional language and cultural management skills create more open and effective relationships and expand business and extend impact. Our goal is to provide you with the highest-quality, most results-driven language and cultural training on the market.

Our Founder

Ricardo González
CEO & Founder

Ricardo Gonzalez is the founder and CEO of Bilingual America. He developed Bilingual America’s courses, including Six Stages of Cultural Mastery, Success with Hispanics, Líderes Exitosos (Successful Leaders), Spanish Power, Inglés Poderoso, among several others.

Ricardo speaks internationally on cultural mastery, multi-cultural leadership, organizational culture and Latino / non-Latino business relations. He is a founding member of The Speakers Guild of America, a professional member of the National Speakers Association and a speaker for LeadercastNow.

He is author of “The 12 Hidden Truths to Learning Spanish” and his newest book, scheduled for release in May of 2017 is titled, “The Six Stages of Cultural Mastery”.

Ricardo also serves on the board of the Home Industry Leadership Board sponsored by HomeAdvisor as well as the Advisory Board for the Hispanic Corporate Council of Atlanta. He is or has been a consultant to National Roofing Contractors Association, National Kitchen and Bath Association, The Coca-Cola Company, Georgia Pacific, Hanes, Home Advisor, Cricket Wireless, Owens Corning, Certainteed, The Atlanta Braves, Smithfield Foods, Kimberly-Clark, Brighthouse Networks, Alllied Building Products, SRS Distribution and many others.

Ricardo has undergraduate degrees in theology and communications. He also has Masters Level training in counseling.

He comes from a bilingual, bicultural family. His father was one of 27 children from Puerto Rico and his mother was an orphan from the hills of Kentucky. He jokingly calls himself a Puerto Rican Hillbilly. Out of his life story comes his desire to help individuals and organizations develop healthy cross-cultural relationships that maximize and leverage relationships for the common good.

Ricardo is married to Maribel and has three children: Gabriel, Andrea and Marí Andrea.