Falcon’s CG Supervisor Recognized as One of Orlando Business Journal’s 2018 Veterans of Influence
Congratulations to Falcon’s CG Supervisor Claudio Gonzalez for being recognized as one of Orlando Business Journal’s 2018 Veterans of Influence honorees!
The Veterans of Influence Awards serve to recognize military veterans who have made significant achievements in their careers within the past year, have a strong record of innovation or outstanding performance in their work, and are involved in their community.
“Claudio is an incredible leader who encourages our team to achieve the highest levels of quality and excellence. His incredible talent and direction brings a whole new dimension to our dynamic team at Falcon’s. He completely deserves this recognition and we are thrilled he’s being honored with this prestigious award.” said Jason Ambler, Executive Producer/Director of Production at Falcon’s.
Throughout his military and business career, Claudio has been an exemplary leader, displaying strong character in all aspects of his life. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 2004 to 2008, reaching the rank of E5/Sergeant. His selfless devotion to others and country was recognized through numerous military awards during service, including a Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, Combat Action Ribbon (Iraq), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, National Defense Medal, and more.
In addition to his decorated military career, Claudio has made a notable impact on the visual effects and animation industry, working at Falcon’s Creative Group as well as other iconic studios. His work can be seen in major feature films such as Silver Linings Playbook and Thor as well as impressive themed entertainment attractions around the world. At Falcon’s, Claudio has managed the computer graphics team on several important projects for Falcon’s; two of the most notable recent projects were National Geographic Museum’s “Tomb of Christ: The Church of the Holy Sepulchre Experience” and Busch Garden Williamsburg’s new virtual reality motion simulator ride, “Battle for Eire”.
Claudio also places great importance on giving back to and being involved in the community. He has volunteered his time at Second Harvest Food Bank and continuously looks for ways to stay active throughout the community and help others. Claudio’s significant military achievements, innovative contributions to the visual effects industry, and community involvement truly make him an influential veteran and business professional.