Peter M. Gomez, Esq. is a Partner in the firm’s Chicago Office. Prior to joining BW, Peter served as Executive Vice President at a leading executive search firm; he was also the N.A. Diversity Practice Group Leader. His work spans across all industries and functional groups and is focused on creating inclusive recruiting and retention solutions for clients.
Peter’s unique approach to search stems from his strong roots in the industry; he has worn all hats including Research Associate, Senior Associate, Principal, Executive Vice President, and now Partner. His consultative methodology centers around developing a comprehensive understanding of the strategies, operations, management and culture of his clients. His extensive search experience provides insight in identifying the precise match for each assignment.
Peter is passionate around helping organizations design inclusive search strategies. To this end, he co-founded LatinoExecs, Inc. in 2009, an organization focused on connecting clients with Latino executives within the Fortune 1000. In addition to LatinoExecs, Mr. Gomez has co-authored the following two thought leadership pieces: “Latinos in America” and “Retention Strategies At The Top”.
Peter serves on the Board of Directors for Chicago Scholars Foundation, which assists talented but under-resourced high school students overcome barriers to collegiate access and success. Peter resides in Chicago and is active within the hockey community. He received his B.A. in Business from Lake Forest College and his M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.