Erico Gomes is the Director of Operations for Juntos Global, a fintech helping financial institutions world-wide to engage with their clients for greater financial inclusion and empowerment. Erico is an Electrical Engineer by background and began his career in Aerospace, from building airplanes at Embraer Brazil to managing large fleet operations across Latin America (LAN Airlines). He received his MBA from the University of Michigan and has lived and worked in Brazil, Chile, and USA, including taking a sabbatical year to travel the world.
Erico was introduced to Upwardly Global in 2015 when he made the transition from Santiago, Chile to San Francisco, California. He joined UpGlo during his job search and was immediately drawn by the group’s mission and by all the people he met with tremendous and underutilized potential. Immediately after he landed his job, Erico began volunteering and became a contributor. It was only a matter of time before he was ready to up his commitment to UpGlo and has joined the Leadership Council in 2019.
Erico’s an outdoor enthusiast, you can find him riding his bike in the Marin Headlands or surfing ocean beach when he’s not with his wife and their chocolate Labrador puppy.