The Up and Comers: (NCF Alum) Maxine Gomez

From South Florida Business & Wealth, October 12, 2020

Maxine Gomez

Meet Maxine Gomez of Dry Tech 24/7, an honoree in the professional services category of the 2020 Up and Comer Awards 

 by Keren Moros 

SFBW’s Up & Comer Awards honors young professionals who have achieved excellence in their careers, shown a commitment to their community and demonstrated leadership. To learn more about this year’s event, taking place Oct. 14, click here

Maxine Gomez grew up in South Florida and attended New College, the Honors college of Florida. She currently resides in Fort Lauderdale where she is actively involved in a variety of organizations such as Tunnel to towers, The Hundred club as the scholarship advisory chair, and the Executive Advisory Board of the Riverwalk Trust.

Ms. Gomez fully embraces the south Florida life as she enjoys scuba diving for lobsters, fishing, yoga, exploring great restaurants and local events. Maxine is the owner of Dry Tech 24/7 Inc., a remediation and disinfecting company and a Clorox 360 distributor. She is also a national instructor for NORMI and ISSA. Her team is assembled using Strength Finders to put people in positions where they can excel by working in a fulfilling role based on their core values. Her passion is in education and inspiring others to live a life with dignity. 

Favorite quote: “My mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I did not understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” – John Lennon 


Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is the state's only legislatively designated Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in liberal arts and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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