Accountant by trade, accidental author and Chief Financial Officer of Leo Burnett Group—Anna Gomez’s story is all things inspirational. Originally from the Philippines and mother of three, Anna continuously elevates those around her, pushing for gender diversity inside—and outside—work. At Leo Burnett, Anna is the Executive Sponsor of Shades, an ERG for black colleagues and allies as well as the Executive Sponsor of Sages, an ERG for employees 45+, providing resources essential for colleagues to address challenges of ageism. Outside work, she’s on the Board as Treasurer of the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Organization, which provides leadership development opportunities to youth, and a Board Member of Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana, where she supports the next generation of young women entrepreneurs. Most recently, she was a keynote speaker in the 2020 Illinois CPA Society Young Professionals Leadership Conference.