Nancy Gonzalez is an 18-year resident of Big Bear; she and her husband Gustavo, moved to Big Bear in 2000 from Maui, Hawaii. They owned and operated the successful El Jacalito restaurant under the Bowling Barn; they opened their second restaurant (Jacalito Grill) in 2003 and their third one (Hacienda Sports Bar & Grill) in 2006. More recently, they partnered in the opening of 572 Social Kitchen, a very trendy concept in the Village
They have been married for 21 years and have four children, all of whom have attended or are attending schools in the Bear Valley Unified School District for the past 15 years.
Nancy enjoys supporting the many local fundraising efforts. She stays active in community events and in her children’s school programs. Her hobbies include yoga, running and biking.
Nancy has a B.S. in Tourism Business Administration from the Tecnologico de Morelia, in Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico