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, Managing Partner, Krillion Ventures

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

Frank Gonzalez, CPA, CFF (Treasurer)
Partner, BDO USA

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


Sara Barli Herald
Partner, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axlerod LLP

Ofelia Chiavacci
Partner, MYOC Design and House Redo LLC

Stephanie Fleischman
Trustee, Gulliver Prep Board

Barry S. Gould C.P.A.
Partner, EisnerAmper Accountants & Advisors

John Hall
Co-Founder and Partner, Ascendo Venture Capital

The late Jason L. Jenkins (1974-2022)
Senior Vice President of Communications and Community Affairs,
Miami Dolphins

Laura Koffsky
Founder, Good Work Miami, LLC, Former Vice Chair,
Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Elizabeth Leight, PhD
United Way of Miami-Dade Advisory Council

John Malloy
Co-Head of Emerging and Frontier Markets, RWC Partners

Jackie Mansfield
Principal Developer, TriCap

JuliAnne McDowell
Founder, Breakthrough Miami Volunteer Network

Kathryn Meyers
Law Office of Kathryn A. Meyers, Board Member,
Heckscher Foundation for Children

Josh Navarro
Managing Director, Head of Investments, J.P.Morgan Private Bank

Oti Roberts
Managing Director, Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management

Rick Rodriguez Piña
CEO, Rodriguez Piña & Associates

Alvaro Tafur, CFA
Vice President, Goldman, Sachs & Co.

K. Taylor White
Principal, Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer Banyan Street Capital

Abby Zanarini
Immediate Past Chair, Breakthrough Miami Volunteer Network


Lori-Ann M. Cox
CEO, Breakthrough Miami

Melissa Buckner
Co-Chair, Breakthrough Miami Advisory and Volunteer Network

Francoise Cham
Breakthrough Miami Scholar Parent Representative

Anyssa Chebbi
President, Breakthrough Miami Alumni Network Board

Daniela de Lope
Co-Chair, Breakthrough Miami Advisory and Volunteer Network