Erik Gomez


About Team Merber: Erik Gomez

As the Vice President of Finance & Administration at Bardasz, Erik Gomez oversees the finance, accounting, tax, legal, investor relations, procurement, and human resources departments. His achievements include leading Bardasz's first external capital raise, securing investment funding from a strategic investor. Prior to this role, he served as the Director of Strategy & Growth at Avanade, where he was the lead strategist for business lines including Managed Services and Data & AI. His tenure at Viasat Inc. as Senior Director of Strategic Planning involved the successful integration of the RigNet acquisition.

Before his role at Viasat, he held positions of increasing responsibility, including Director of Corporate Development at RigNet, where he focused on mergers and acquisitions, strategic partnerships, and strategic finance. His early career saw him at financial institutions such as SambaCapital, Paradigm Capital Management, and JPMorgan Chase where he performed equity research in the US and emerging markets and portfolio analysis on fixed-income portfolios. A dedicated community member, he co-founded a charter school in Houston and actively contributes as a board member, in addition to coaching Little League baseball.

Erik holds an MBA from the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business, where he was a Dean’s Fellow and President of the Investment Association. He also earned a BBA in Finance from the Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, graduating Cum Laude.