David Gomez

About David

A steadfast visionary leader, David Gomez has been serving the Executive Search Industry as a leader of leaders since founding Gomez Partners in 1978. A first-generation Mexican from immigrant parents, David comes from humble beginnings, fueling the ambition that catapulted him to business success. Overcoming racial and financial barriers that stalled his progress, David leaned on his strengths to navigate his path to reaching his dreams.

Perfecting his business craft, David’s skill in diversity consulting has earned him a consistent and prominent presence on the pages of national media and trade publications including The Wall Street Journal, Latino Leaders, and Dinero Magazine. His passion for diversity and inclusion has coined him “The King of Diversity,” establishing him as a relentless diversity and inclusion advocate.

David’s long list of awards and accolades for his significant contributions to the professional landscape includes:

  • An Inc. 500 fastest-growing company in the Midwest.
  • Entrepreneurial Award from Minorities in Business Magazine.
  • Corporate Elite distinction from Hispanic Business Magazine.
  • Distinguished community service from St. Augustine College.

Over the years, David has served as a vital catalyst for the development of valuable organizations, alliances, and professional development programs that advance professional opportunities for executives of color. Some of these include:

  • An integral role in the development of The New American Alliance.
  • Assistance in the development of Harvard University’s Business School certificate program,  catering to the unique needs of Latino professionals.
  • Member of the Executive Committee of The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
  • Co-founded the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business Executive Development Certificate of Professional Candidacy and Responsibility.
  • A guest and keynote speaker for organizations that include the National Society of Hispanic MBAs and the National Black MBA Association.

David Gomez continues to serve as the fearless visionary leader of Gomez Partners, continuing to disrupt the executive professional industry by instituting effective diversity strategies that nurture diverse and inclusive corporate environments.

David Gomez

“Trusting in God to bring forth the best version of myself. Heal the Soul and the Body will follow. Every Day do your best and trust God to take care of the rest!”

-David Gomez, Founder & CEO