Gloria serves as Vice President of Strategic Alliances for Tavistock and Executive Director of the Lake Nona Institute. Gloria thrives in cultivating relationships and business development efforts that support the long-term mission of advancing community health. She is also a passionate advocate for mental wellbeing, as well as, the environment.
Gloria specializes in healthcare and life sciences as a real estate executive for a novel community, Lake Nona, focused on optimizing health, human potential, and overall wellbeing in the built environment. The defining trait of the master-designed Lake Nona community is an unparalleled commitment to inspire healthy living, encourage life-long learning, embrace technology, and emphasize sustainability. Gloria plays a dual role in executing that mission.
In 2012, she co-founded and launched the Lake Nona Impact Forum, an invitation-only global event for health innovators - an intimate gathering that brings together some of the brightest minds across the health and wellness spectrum. In 2016, Gloria lead a diverse group of innovators to create WHIT, a Wellness Home built on Innovation and Technology. WHIT is a living lab that curates technologies and solutions that aim to define healthy living in a residential environment. As Executive Director of the Lake Nona Institute, she also founded, along with researchers at Johnson & Johnson, the Lake Nona Life Project – an epidemiological research project that studies the health of the residents in the community over the course of multiple years.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, EVENTS, HEALTH & LIFESTYLE, SALES