is Branch Manager at Daniel B. Hastings, Inc., in McAllen, Texas. A Licensed U.S. Customs Broker, Gonzalez is vice president of the Mid Valley Customs Brokers Association. He writes a regular column for the Rio Grande Guardian about border trade.
The Rio Grande Guardian was the first online newspaper to launch on the South Texas border, starting out in July, 2005. It is still the market leader, setting the pace and breaking news often before traditional media outlets.