Jeri Seratti Goldman, along with her husband, Carl Goldman, moved to the Santa Clarita Valley in 1990. She has two children, Ryan is a sophomore at West Point, and Kyle, a seventh grader at Rancho Pico Jr High.
Jeri began her career in radio in 1980 at the Los Angeles radio station, KZLA. In 1986 she became the Director of Finance and Human Resources at the Westwood One Radio Network.
In 1990, Jeri and Carl purchased the only local radio station, Santa Clarita, AM-1220, KBET. In 1995, Jeri left Westwood One to take over the daily management at Saddleback’s KBET, while her husband Carl, moved over to start up radio stations in Oxnard/Ventura and Lancaster/Palmdale. She remained KBET’s General Manager until the station was sold in 1998 when they sold the radio station to Clear Channel. She was instrumental in launching Gold Coast and High Desert Broadcasting, serving as Controller for those eleven radio stations and instrumental in staffing the two companies throughout its startup and initial growth.
In 2003, the Goldman’s re-purchased AM-1220 from Clear Channel, turning on KHTS AM-1220, as Santa Clarita’s “Hometown Station” on October 24, 2003, as the Simi Valley fire was threatening homes in Stevenson Ranch. KHTS continues to serve Santa Clarita with local news, traffic, sports and other information impacting our Valley.
Since 1990, Jeri has been an active member in the Santa Clarita community. She was Santa Clarita Valley’s 2005 Woman of The Year.
Jeri is currently on the Board of Providence Holy Cross Hospital, Carousel Ranch and the Santa Clarita Theatre Project. She is one of the creators of Providence’s Art of Healing Campaign which involves the entire Santa Clarita Elementary Public School System.
She has served on the Boards of the Child & Family Development Center and she was Vice President of the local ROTC Booster Club. She has chaired the Child & Family Development Center’s main annual event, Taste of the Town. She was one of the original Founders of the Michael Hoefflin Foundation for Pediatric Cancer, in 1994 and has served on the Board and chaired many of its major fundraisers, since then. She served two terms in the Sulphur Spring’s Elementary school districts site council (in an elected position). She has also served in the past, on the Sulphur Spring’s PTA, serving as its Treasurer.