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Board of Directors & Sr. Staff


Joseph P. Lacher

Tomás P. Erban

Laurence A. Deets

Rudy Kranys

Mary Martin Young

Robert Bromberg

Jorge A. Fernandez

Edward Manno Shumsky

David Landsberg

Board of Directors

Sarah N. Artecona

Rodney Barreto

William Beames

Michael L. Burnstine

Henry Calvo

Carolyn Donaldson

James M. Fraser

Wifredo Gort

Marion L. Mosely

Joe Oglesby

Charles Rosenberg

Allison P. Shipley

Barbara L. Shrut

Merrett R. Stierheim

Bruce Weber 


Board of Trustees

Jim Barker

Andrew Blank

Jerome Blank

Newall J. Daughtrey

WIlliam Fauerbach

Wilbert "Tee" Holloway

Sherrill W. Hudson

Debra Owens

Leslie Pantin, Jr.

Jorge Villacampa

Marcella Ungar Werblow


Jayne Harris AbessChair Emeritus


Executive Biographies

David Landsberg - President & CEO

David Landsberg is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill Industries of South Florida. David joined Goodwill in May of 2014 and had served on the Goodwill Board of Directors for over 18 years before assuming his current position.


David is the past President and Publisher of Miami Herald Media Company (MHMC), where he oversaw the news and business operations of the company. An experienced newspaper industry executive who has worked for MHMC and its parent company for the past 29 years, he started his career with MHMC as a staff accountant.  After 10 years in a variety of financial management in 1996 he became the Chief Financial Officer, where he also founded and ran the company’s internet operations. He served as Vice President of Advertising for six years and was later promoted to General Manager of MHMC, a position he held until October 2006 when he assumed the role of President and Publisher.


Mr. Landsberg, who is a native of Miami, graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Finance and has an MBA from the University of Miami. He is a board member of United Way of Miami-Dade County, The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and Orange Bowl Committee.  He is a member of the Community Advisory Board for the University of Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute.


David and his wife Anoly have three daughters, and live in the City of South Miami.



Dennis Pastrana, Retired: President & CEO
Dennis Pastrana is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill Industries of South Florida.

Dennis's career with Goodwill Industries spans 35 years, and he is today recognized as "Dean" among 182 Goodwill Industries' Executives in America.

Dennis's career began in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the largest Goodwill in America, where he served for nine years and rose to the position of Assistant Executive Director.

For seven years, he served at the National Headquarters of Goodwill Industries in Washington, DC. He was Vice President of Membership Direct Services and responsible for providing consultation and technical assistance to all Goodwills' in North America and the Goodwill Executive Training Program.

Dennis came to Miami in 1979 to head a small, bankrupt, defeated and demoralized Goodwill Industries operating a few thrift stores. He has led the local Goodwill to a full recovery and subsequently to become one of the largest, entrepreneurial and diversified Goodwill Industries.

Dennis has a master degree in business administration from Marquette University. He is the recipient of numerous recognitions among them:

The Kenneth K. King, Outstanding Management Award
Goodwill Industries International - Top Leadership Award

Goodwill Industries International - Distinguished Career Award

Leonard L. Abess Human Relations Award - Presented by the Florida Regional Board Anti-Defamation League of B'nai Brith

United Way of Miami-Dade - Outstanding Human Service Professional Award

Lawton Chile's Heart Award - Florida Association of Non-Profit Organization

Goodwill Industries International - Gerald L. Clore International Award 

Goodwill Management and Senior Staff

David Landsberg
President and Chief Executive Officer

Bridget Pallango
Senior Vice President, Human Services

Peter Roberts

Senior Vice President, Operations

Beatriz Anazco
Vice President, Financial Management

Manny Lopez
Vice President, Donated Goods

Lourdes de la Mata-Little
Vice President, Marketing & Brand Development

Harry Ramsarran
Vice President, Service Contracts

Sherri Scyphers Hungate  

Vice President, Business Development

Diana Valencia
Vice President, Apparel Manufacturing


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