Leo Gomez

President & CEO

President and Chief Executive Officer Leo Gomez is responsible for the leading the Brooks Development Authority and Brooks Gives Back Foundation by working with the Board of Directors and staff to establish long-range strategic plans and policies to implement the redevelopment of Brooks. He leads the organizations efforts to attract marquee employers by working closely with public officials and economic development partners.

Leo became Vice President of Public and Government Affairs for Spurs Sports & Entertainment in 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 San Antonio Economic Development Foundation, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Hot Wells Conservancy. He also graduated from the FBI San Antonio Citizens Academy.

In May 2019, Leo was selected as one of San Antonio Business Journal’s 2019 Commercial Real Estate Influencer. He was the recipient of the San Antonio Business Journal’s C-Suite Award in September 2018 and in November of 2017, Leo was named a South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce “Legend”, an honor given to those leaving a lasting impact on the south side of San Antonio.