Mr. Gomes has 32years experience in the field of non-profit leadership and social work, most recently serving two years as COO of Gateway Children’s Services prior to being selected as CEO for that organization 2011, replacing Kaye Templin who retired after 24 years with the agency. He obtained his BA degree from Morehead State University and his Master in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Kentucky, graduating Summa Cum Laude along with receiving the outstanding MSW graduate student award. He is a Certified Social Worker with the Kentucky Board of Social Work. Joe has 10 years experience as CEO of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bluegrass serving a 14 county area of Central Kentucky. Under his direction, Big Brothers Big Sisters doubled in both funding and number of children served. Prior to that his experience included positions of leadership with hospital social work as well as helping start one of the first school based "Family Resource Centers" in Kentucky. He is deeply committed to seeing young people succeed and has proven himself to be a visionary leader interested in management and development of innovative programs.
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