Over the past seventeen years, Paul A. Gómez has worked in both the public and private sector and with community leaders and elected officials on a wide number of issues, including education, immigration and telecom. Gómez has extensive experience in public relations, government, multicultural and public affairs.
Gómez is an experienced vice president of corporate communications with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Gómez currently leads corporate communications for the Western Region at Wells Fargo. He has a proven record as a strong media and communication professional with responsibilities in reputation management, crisis management, executive communications, internal and external communications, media relations and social media strategy, corporate social responsibility and grassroots organizing. Gómez also serves as a company spokesperson.
Gómez has led, consulted for and been a part of several diversity and inclusion teams at Fortune 500 companies, including Walmart, Comcast/NBCUniversal and Microsoft. Gomez has experience and a proven track record in establishing and enhancing a company’s brand in the marketplace and community by leveraging and maximizing existing resources, while helping to drive key business priorities. At Walmart he served as Director of Corporate Affairs, leading the company’s national efforts within the Hispanic community and assisting with the creation and implementation of the overall strategy of all national minority communities. With experience developing strategic plans and managing Employee Resource Groups.
He is active in the non-profit community and currently serves on several boards including Public Media Group of Southern California (PBS SoCal/KCET), YMCA Urban Board, CSUN College of Journalism Advisory Board, Queens Care – Charitable Division Board and formerly served on several of the national Hispanic non-profit advisory boards and liaison to White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.