Frank B. Gonzalez*
Frank Bennett Gonzalez currently serves as Director, Talent Development & Diversity, for The Disney ABC Television Group, where he runs the Disney | ABC Writing Program. Gonzalez started as an assistant in current programming in 2000, and hired specifically to work on the then Walt Disney Studios & ABC Entertainment Writing Fellowship Program. Additionally, during his tenure at ABC, in addition to leading and growing the Writing Program, Gonzalez was directly involved in the development of The ABC/DGA Directing Program, The ABC Casting Project, The IAIA (Institute of American Indian Arts) Summer TV & Film Workshop, and created The IMPACT Summit, The Native American IMPACT Workshop, The IMPACT Speaker Series, and The IMPACT Podcast Series. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from UC Irvine, and a Master of Fine Arts from the UCLA School of Film & Television.