Aminda “Mindy” Marques Gonzalez, Executive Editor and Vice President of The Miami Herald, began her journalism career in 1986 as a summer intern in The Herald’s Neighbors community publication. As a reporter, Mindy covered everything from the Hialeah Santeria case that made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court to the migrant workers in South Dade. As an editor, Mindy helped run government coverage and oversaw the city desk, state desk and Neighbors as Deputy Metro Editor. In 2002, Mindy left The Miami Herald to become the Miami Bureau Chief for People Magazine, handling national breaking news, enterprise and celebrity coverage in the southeastern United States, the Caribbean and Latin American. Mindy returned to The Miami Herald in May 2007 to work on the launch of a local entertainment website, Miami.com. A graduate of the University of Florida, Mindy, her husband Fidel and their two children live in Davie, Florida.