Goodwill South Florida Announces New Board Members


Julie Greiner and Avery Dial join its Board of Directors 

Miami, FL. ( April 10,2023) - Goodwill South Florida has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors: Julie Greiner and Avery Dial. 

Julie Greiner was elected to a three-year term as chair, succeeding Barbara Shrut, who recently concluded her own 3-year term. Greiner will lead Goodwill South Florida's 21-member board, responsible for the governance and overall strategic direction of Goodwill a $175 million social enterprise with 2700 employees. 

Greiner joined the Goodwill board in 2016 and was elected secretary in 2017, and Vice-Chair in 2020. She brings a 40-year career in corporate management and department store retailing for Bloomingdale's and other Macy's, Inc brands. 

"Goodwill South Florida is the preeminent regional organization supporting the training, development, and employment of people with disabilities and other barriers to work," said Greiner. "Anyone who takes a tour or our apparel manufacturing facility or listens to the "Spirit of Goodwill" band will begin to understand how capability can be built and lives enhanced, by work. I am deeply honored and committed to serving this brilliant social enterprise. "

Dial, a partner in Kaufman Dolowich's Fort Lauderdale office and co-deputy chair of the firm's Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group is active in a number of organizations serving residents of South Florida. Dial currently serves as chairman of the board of directors of the Foundation for Sickle Cell Research (FSCDR) and is a University of Florida Levin College of Law - Law Center Association trustee. He earned his J.D.  from the University of Florida Levin College of Law and attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate education. 

"After working  alongside the chair of Goodwill's Governance Committee, Chuck Rosenberg, as a co-counselor on a pro bono matter over the past six years, I was interested to learn more about the organization and the impact it makes in the South Florida community, "said Dial.  " I was sold on becoming more involved after touring the massive manufacturing facility. It's an honor to join them in supporting this amazing organization. "