In his current role at MMG, Gabriel is responsible for acquisitions, investments, joint-venture opportunities, and oversight of leasing of the portfolio. Prior to MMG, over the course of twenty years at Navarro Discount Pharmacies, Gabriel filled many roles including oversight of purchasing, merchandising, marketing, and real-estate prior to serving as CEO. During that time, the company grew to 30 stores with revenues of $350 million leading the industry in productivity measures including sales per store and sales per square foot.
Following the sale of Navarro to CVS Health (a Fortune 10 company), Gabriel spent two years at CVS in a senior leadership role and officer of the company. In this role, he was focused on helping CVS grow its business in Hispanic markets by better serving the needs of the Hispanic consumer, and was responsible for the testing and scaling of the ‘CVS y más’ Hispanic format.
The family separately owned FDC Vitamins, which packaged and marketed vitamins and supplements. Gabriel led the business through 2007 when the family sold a majority stake to a private-equity firm and remained as a Board Member through the sale of the company to Vitamin Shoppe in 2014. Gabriel graduated from the University of Miami in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in Finance. He is married with three children.