Gabriel O’Shea became executive director of Forge in May of 2016. He is a graduate of Washburn University School of Business and loves cheering on K-State athletics. He has a passion for his hometown of Topeka, KS and is blessed to be a part of a great organization.
What is your favorite family tradition?
Going to K-State football games.
What’s one thing you love about living in Shawnee County?
I love all the parks and trails we have in Shawnee County. Lake Shawnee, Gage Park, Governor’s Mansion trails, Shunga Park, Iliff Commons, and Shawnee North Community Park are all great places I enjoy going for a walk, run, or bike ride on.
What is your biggest fear?
Getting attacked by a shark.
Do you have a pet? If so, tell me about it.
I have a black lab named Gunner who is 7 years old. He loves to go on runs and car rides with the windows down.
Vice President of Entrepreneurial and Minority Business Development
Entrepreneurial & Minority Business Development