Jessica Goldman Srebnick
Continuing her father’s legacy
Jessica Goldman Srebnick, formerly a managing partner of Goldman Properties and the chief operating officer of its hospitality division, was named CEO of the company in September 2012 by her father and business partner, the late Tony Goldman.
The 42-year-old businesswoman joined the family business 15 years ago, in 1997, after five years as the associate fashion director of the national retail chain, Saks Fifth Avenue. In her current position, Goldman Srebnick preserves the firm’s unique legacy and vision, consulting on projects across the country, and overseeing more than 300 employees in Miami, New York City and Philadelphia.
Before taking on the role of CEO, she orchestrated the concept and design of the Wynwood Kitchen & Bar, the company’s exciting, award-winning restaurant blending urban art and contemporary global-Latino cuisine, which opened in 2010. She also continues to play a pivotal role in evolving Tony Goldman’s vision for Wynwood Walls, one of the most acclaimed street art museums in the nation and produced a book on the project. In 2011, she was co-producer of the docu-series Here Comes the Neighborhood, which explored the transition of the Wynwood Arts District, and, in collaboration with her father, executive produced One Day on Earth – the game-changing documentary which premiered in April 2012 at the United Nations General Assembly to a sold out crowd of 1800 people. The film tells the compelling stories of everyday life in every country on earth, all on the same day.
Goldman Srebnick is an active member of the prestigious Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and co-chaired the Global Leadership Conference in Miami in 2009 for YPO and WPO (World Presidents Organization), with more than 2,400 leaders from across the globe attending the event. She also received the prestigious Key to the City of Miami Dade County for her role in the highly successful event and participates in the YPO/Harvard Business School President’s seminar, and has been a guest lecturer at the Harvard Business School.
She has received numerous accolades, including an award as a Woman of Style and Substance from the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis in January 2009 and the Florida International University Center for Leadership named Goldman Srebnick one of 50 Prominent Women who lead businesses in Florida.