Belen E. Gomez ’06, MBA ’12 has been appointed program director for Board Recruiting & Professional Mentoring Services for XCEO Inc., a governance consulting and board recruiting firm. Gomez will manage XCEO’s board recruitment process, and professional mentoring programs and leadership development services. She has been supporting the professional mentoring programs for the past three years, and she is actively engaged in implementing XCEO’s professional mentoring curriculum. In this role, Gomez works with CEOs and other senior executives from Silicon Valley start ups to Fortune 500 companies, on personal leadership and entrepreneurial initiatives as well as professional advancement strategy and positioning. Most recent, she led the effort to place two board members on a $4 billion global manufacturing company’s board of directors.
Gomez joined XCEO in 2006. Prior to being named a program director, she worked in a variety of other management roles including program management, marketing, research and publishing. Gomez earned a B.S. in Psychology from Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, Calif. She received her M.B.A. from Santa Clara University with a concentration in Marketing. Before joining the XCEO team, she worked for SRI International researching behavioral development and education.