ProfileAs Deputy Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information at NTIA, Ms. Gomez developed and advocated communications and information policy on behalf of the Administration before the U.S. Congress, private industry, other federal agencies, state and local governments, foreign governments, international organizations, and private organizations. Ms. Gomez also advised the White House on information and telecommunications policy issues, and oversaw the establishment of FirstNet. Prior to joining the Administration, Ms. Gomez advocated on behalf of Sprint Nextel before state and federal government agencies regarding non-spectrum issues that affect the company’s wireless and wireline assets. Prior to that she served for 12 years in various positions at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), including Deputy Chief of the International Bureau—where she developed and implemented Commission policy on international telecommunications and satellite spectrum—and Chief of the Network Services Division in the Common Carrier (now Wireline) Bureau. Ms. Gomez also served as Deputy Chief of Staff of the National Economic Council during the Clinton Administration.