MA Senate Special Election: Gabriel Gomez Bio
Gabriel Gomez, born in Los Angeles and the son of Colombian immigrants, graduated from Annapolis with merit. Gomez began his Navy service by attending flight school and afterwards earning his wings. He flew with the E2-C Hawkeyes and C2-A Greyhounds off aircraft carriers. Thereafter, Gomez transferred into the Navy SEALS, completing the training program with distinction. He was the class leader during training and a platoon commander at the conclusion of the program.
After leaving the Navy in 1996, Gomez attended Harvard Business School and received his MBA. Following graduation, Gomez was a principal with the Boston-based investment firm Advent International. At the firm, he helped pension funds, endowments and retirement systems invest for their members’ retirement. In addition, he helped grow smaller, regional businesses into national, household names, like apparel company Lululemon.
Currently Gomez coaches for the Cohasset Youth Baseball and Softball Association. He is also serves as President of the Navy SEAL Foundation of New England.