Steven Gomez, former FBI Special Agent in Charge of Counterterrorism for the Los Angeles Field Office and former CEO of B2G Global Strategies, is the new Chief Physical Security Officer for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians.

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is a federally-recognized Indian tribe located on the San Manuel Indian Reservation near Highland, Calif.

Gomez has a  strong law enforcement and security background spanning more than 30 years with the FBI, Internal Revenue Service, Los Angeles Police Department and private security services.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State Polytechnic University, is a graduate of the FBI Academy, as well as the Los Angeles Police Academy. He also completed national joint terrorism task-force training, executive management, intelligence officer and senior federal law enforcement official training at Quantico, Va. Over the last five years, Gomez has been Security Contributor for ABC News, contributing commentary and analysis for the network on security-related incidents world-wide.

He is the recipient of the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service following the culmination of a major nationwide gang investigation.