Linda Landman Gonzalez
Vice President of Social Responsibility
President, Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF)
Linda Landman Gonzalez joined the senior leadership team of the Orlando Magic in September of 2007. In December of 2016, she was named vice president of social responsibility. Landman Gonzalez serves in a leadership role overseeing community relations, government relations, philanthropy, corporate giving, cause marketing and multicultural insights. In addition, she serves as the president of the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation.
Landman Gonzalez spent nine years as director of diversity and community relations for Darden Restaurants, Orlando’s only Fortune 500 Corporation. While at Darden, she managed community partnerships, employee volunteer opportunities and community leadership development in ten top markets nationwide, including Orlando. Landman Gonzalez also managed corporate giving, while developing a second language translation initiative for the corporation.
Prior to joining Darden, Inc., Landman Gonzalez served as vice president of Hispanic Sales and Marketing for Barnett Bank of Central Florida.
Landman Gonzalez serves in several volunteer and leadership activities, including: The Homeless Service Network of Central Florida Continuum of Care Board of Directors, Florida Hospital for Children Foundation, Leadership Council of Valencia, Business Force, United Arts, Orlando Shakespeare Theater, UCF Downtown Campus Executive Advisory Council, See Art Orlando, the Women’s Executive Council of United Way, and is a Trustee of the City of Orlando’s Children’s Trust Committee. She is a past chair of the board and currently serves on the executive committee of the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness. Additionally, she serves as a member of the advisory board of Fifth Third Bank.
Landman Gonzalez was named Business Woman of the Year by the Orlando Business Journal in 2012. On September 26, 2014, she was the recipient of the 2014 Athena Leadership Award. Linda was named Downtowner of the Year 2015 by Mayor Buddy Dyer and the Downtown Orlando Partnership in March 2016. The Early Learning Coalition of Orange County named Landman Gonzalez the recipient of the 2018 Toni Jennings Early Learning Champion award. Linda was recognized in April of 2018 by the Central Florida Sports Commission for her service within the community and received the Community Sports Leadership Award. The Orlando Business Journal named Landman Gonzalez the Foundation Executive of the Year in October 2018.
Landman Gonzalez earned a bachelor’s degree in education from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico and resides in Orlando with her husband, Roberto.