President and Chief Executive Officer Leo Gomez is responsible for the strategic leadership of the Brooks Development Authority and Brooks City Base Foundation by working with the Board of Directors and staff to establish long-range strategic plans and policies to facilitate the redevelopment of Brooks City Base.
Leo has held the position of Vice President of Public and Government Affairs for Spurs Sports & Entertainment since 1996. He left Spurs Sports & Entertainment for two years to serve as General Manager of Administration with Toyota Manufacturing, Texas before returning to Spurs Sports & Entertainment in 2005. His distinguished career also includes serving as President of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. Leo began his professional career as an intern with the U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C. He also worked with the Research and Planning Division with the Texas Department of Commerce before being named the Assistant Director for the Tomas Rivera Center at Trinity University.
Leo is very active in the San Antonio community serving on the Board of Directors of numerous organizations including the SAISD Foundation, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and the Hot Wells Conservancy. He also graduated from the FBI San Antonio Citizens Academy.
Education: Bachelor of Political Science and Business Administration, University of Texas at Pan American; Master of Public Affairs, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin.