Kenny Goldberg is a native Dallasite who graduated from Hillcrest High School and then graduated from UT Austin with a degree in finance; he also served as the President of Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity.
Kenny founded Gold Metal Recyclers in 1976; it became the largest private secondary metal recycling company in the Southwest U.S. The company reached one billion USD in revenue before merging with the UK’s European Metals Recycling Company in 2011.
Kenny’s civic leadership includes serving as the President of the Jewish Community Center; Chairing the first 10 million USD Israel Bonds Dallas campaign in 1991; as well as serving many non-profit organizations, including Aaron Family Jewish Community Center, AIPAC, ADL, Creative Arts Center, Dallas Holocaust Museum and the North Texas Business Council for the Arts.
He has received many awards, including Friends of Fair Park Centennial Award for Civic Leadership, Jewish Community Center Leader of the Year, Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas Young Leader of the Year, and the Obelisk Award by the Business Council for the Arts.