Board of Directors

Advancing and supporting the organizational mission and the efforts of a dedicated staff leading programming and day-to-day operations, our Board of Directors focuses on governance issues, including strategic planning, financial oversight, organizational assessment, and fund development.


Jeffrey S. Miller (Chair)
Miller Family Foundation

Michael P. Elkin C.P.A. (Vice Chair)
Partner, Kaufman, Rossin & Company

Barry S. Gould C.P.A. (Treasurer)
Partner, EisnerAmper LLP

Regina Jollivette Frazier (Secretary)
Retired, University of Miami Hospitals & Clinics


Thomas Bean
Director of Public and Community Engagement, Florida Power & Light

Frank Gonzalez
Managing Principal, MBAF Certified
Public Accountants and Advisors

John Hall
Executive Director, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Miami Dade College

Sara B. Herald
Attorney, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod, LLP

Jackie Kamin
Former Member, New York City Board of Education

Laura Koffsky
Vice President, Greater Miami Jewish Federation Board of Directors

Dr. Elizabeth Barkin Leight, Psy. D.
Chair, United Way Center for Excellence in Early Education

JuliAnne McDowell
Founder of Breakthrough Miami Parent Network

Kathryn Meyers
Law Office of Kathryn A. Meyers
The Heckscher Foundation for Children

Josh Navarro
Director of Investments, JPMorgan Chase

Ingrid Ponce
Shareholder, Stearns Weaver Miller

Rick Rodriguez Piña
CEO, Rodriguez Piña & Associates

Kara Stearns Sharp
Principal, Kaufman, Rossin & Company

Alvaro Tafur
Vice President, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Penny Townsend
Head of School, Ransom Everglades School

Taylor White
Senior Managing Partner, Banyan Street Capital

Abby Zanarini
Immediate Past Chair, Breakthrough Miami Parent Network


Lori-Ann Cox
CEO, Breakthrough Miami

Allison Feldman
Co-Chair, Breakthrough Miami Parent Network

Kim Vinas
Co-Chair, Breakthrough Miami Parent Network


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