Jose Gordo

CEO at The GEO Group

Jose Gordo is GEO’s Chief Executive Officer and a member of GEO’s Board of Directors. He previously served as an Independent Director and Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee of GEO’s Board of Directors. Mr. Gordo has over 20 years of experience in business management, private equity, corporate finance, and business law.

Prior to joining GEO, Mr. Gordo had been serving as the CEO of a general partnership that invests in and actively oversees small and medium-sized privately held companies, with a focus on the healthcare, technology, and financial services industries. From 2013 to early 2017, Mr. Gordo served as the Chief Financial Officer of magicJack Vocaltec Ltd., a publicly traded company in the telecommunications industry. Prior to that position, Mr. Gordo served as a Managing Director at The Comvest Group, a Florida-based private equity firm. Previously, Mr. Gordo was a partner at the national law firm of Akerman LLP, where he specialized in corporate law matters, advising public and private companies and private equity firms on mergers and acquisitions and capital markets transactions. He also previously represented GEO as outside counsel for several years.

He received a J.D. degree from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. degree from the University of Miami. Mr. Gordo has extensive experience in business management, finance, corporate strategy, operations, and business law. His extensive experience in these areas and his deep understanding of GEO strengthen the company’s collective knowledge, capabilities, and experience.


  • CEO

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