Delores (Dodie) J. Gomer is married to Steve Gomer. Together they have 2 sons and currently reside in Peoria, Illinois.
Dodie began her career as an HR specialist in Compensation + Benefits and continued as a specialist in the area of EEO and Affirmative Action. The technical foundation gave Dodie the opportunity to move into a generalist role as HR manager in various capacities and locations.
Today, Dodie is focused as an HR specialist. She is the Global EHS Competency Development Supervisor for Global EHS within the Legal Services Division. Dodie is known for her strength in strategic planning, for execution, strong leadership capability and deep technical HR competencies. This background is enabling the EHS Succession Planning Group to develop a strategy to attract, develop and retain the right EHS professionals throughout world. Dodie is putting a deliberate focus on developing the leadership skills for all EHS professionals in concert with their technical development, proclaiming 2013-2014 as “the time for developing EHS global talent”.
Dodie received her BA in Management from the University of Illinois at Springfield. She is committed to the success of others, those within Caterpillar as well as through her community service opportunities. She enjoys time for family, sailing, travels, live music and is an avid reader.