Sharon Lira Gomez
Manager, Office Operations, Culture & Engagement
Sharon Lira Gomez is Manager of Office Operations, Culture and Engagement at Kinzie Capital Partners, where she is responsible for general office management and maintaining a supportive organizational culture. Sharon ensures a vibrant and efficient physical space and values-driven environment at Kinzie with a focus on cultivating team spirit, inclusion, collaboration and continuous learning. She also manages Kinzie’s events and community engagement through charity partnerships, community dialogues and volunteer initiatives.
Prior to joining Kinzie, Sharon spent several rewarding years managing a household of five including her husband and three young boys. During this time, Sharon founded Sharon’s CityBaby Concierge, managing all aspects of the business while remaining actively engaged in community activities. Sharon’s earlier experience included working as a Senior Paralegal at Gilead Sciences, Inc. There, she was responsible for corresponding with the USPTO and all foreign patent offices and agents during prosecution of applications as well as the preparation of prosecution papers such as responses to office actions and information disclosure statements. She also worked for Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner.
Sharon currently serves as Communication Director on the Advisory Council for Commercial Park in Chicago. She is fluent in Tagalog (Filipino) and enjoys hot yoga, live music, traveling and cooking competitions with her husband.