Francisco Gomez is the founder and CEO of Factum Global.
Francisco started Factum Global to take a different approach to globalization for associations and businesses. He provides the vision and is the voice and face of Factum Global but all of this wouldn’t be possible without his amazing team.
Before launching Factum Global, Francisco served as director of global strategy and market development at the American Chemical Society (ACS), where he led a multi-function department, including international operations, marketing and sales, research and product development, and member services. He was also a member of ACS’ Global Steering Committee and was responsible for growing the association’s global reach.
Prior to joining ACS, Francisco worked as a consultant for G&G Consulting, serving clients focused on strategic planning and organizational effectiveness. He also served as district manager at the Healthcare Services Group, Inc., where he directed a multi-million-dollar operation in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
Francisco is a frequent presenter at numerous conferences and events on topics ranging from business strategy and association management to international operations and leadership. In addition, he has taught courses on global cultural sensitivity, international expansion, and leadership.
Francisco earned an MBA from the Kogod School of Business at American University and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and management from Marshall University. In addition, he earned an executive education certificate from Harvard University on Leading Global Businesses. A native of Colombia, Francisco is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese, is a global traveler (visited nearly 60 countries), an avid golfer, a soccer enthusiast, and loves to travel anywhere with a beach. He resides in Washington, D.C., with his lovely wife.