Kristin Gomez leads the Communications team in developing and executing a communications strategy which highlights PI’s programmatic activities and leadership team to relevant US audiences. She works to build a strong presence for PI in the US-China geopolitical, economic, and environment sectors. Ms. Gomez manages the production of webinars and other external-facing events in the US for all PI programs. 

Prior to joining the Paulson Institute, Kristin was the director of marketing and communications at World Business Chicago, the economic development arm of the city of Chicago where she promoted Chicago as a leading global city ideal for business both foreign and domestic, to relocate and expand. Kristin’s previous experience includes leading the global communications and marketing strategy for the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and serving as the Director of Content for PrivCap, a digital media company.

A Chicago native, Kristin also spent nine years in Washington, DC working in government affairs and strategic communications to help industries and businesses advocate and communicate their interests on Capitol Hill.

Kristin holds a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois and a certificate in public speaking from the Buckley School of Public Speaking in South Carolina.