March 10, 2022
John Goldman is a civic volunteer, active in various philanthropic and community organizations following his business and government career. A passionate advocate for the environment, he is the current President of the Goldman Environmental Foundation. John is the immediate past President of the San Francisco Symphony and continues to serve on its board. He is a past President of the San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation and currently serves on the board of Stanford Health Care and the US Olympic and Paralympic Foundation. In April 2017, John received Stanford University’s Gold Spike award, its highest recognition for service to the institution. He has been a General Trustee of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts since his appointment by President Obama in 2014. Professionally, John is the former Chair of Willis Insurance Services of California, Inc., and was CEO of Richard N. Goldman & Co. Prior to joining Goldman Insurance Services in 1986, he served in the Office of Legislative Analyst for the State of California and as Assistant Secretary of Transportation for the State of California.