Published August 30, 2019
Steven Gomez to Serve as Chief Physical Security Officer
SAN MANUEL INDIAN RESERVATON The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced Thursday that former Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) Special Agent in Charge of Counterterrorism for the Los Angeles Field Office and former CEO of B2G Global Strategies, Mr. Steven Gomez, has accepted the position of Chief Physical Security Officer.
With a strong law enforcement and security background spanning more than 30 years with the FBI, Internal Revenue Service, Los Angeles Police Department and private security services, Mr. Gomez will significantly add to our current capabilities and our ongoing efforts to provide safety and security for San Manuel citizens, employees, visitors, and government and commercial interests.
“The Chief Physical Security Officer reflects the Tribe’s overall commitment to safety, security and risk management,” said San Manuel Chairwoman Lynn Valbuena.
Mr. Gomez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State Polytechnic University, is a graduate of the FBI Academy, as well as the Los Angeles Police Academy. He also completed national joint terrorism task-force training, executive management, intelligence officer and senior federal law enforcement official training at Quantico, Virginia. Over the last five years, Mr. Gomez has performed the role of Security Contributor for ABC News, contributing commentary and analysis for the network on security-related incidents world-wide.
He is the recipient of the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service following the culmination of a major nationwide gang investigation.
Mr. Gomez will begin his service at San Manuel the week of August 26, 2019.