President and CEO of the The Actors Fund.
Highly respected within the theatre world for his lifetime devotion to helping charitable causes, Joe Benincasa is President and CEO of the The Actors Fund, which he joined in 1989. This celebrated national human services organization provides much-needed aid to individuals in the arts and entertainment communities, including health care services, comprehensive social care services, and affordable housing. Benincasa also serves as President of the Actors Fund Housing Development Corporation, which is building numerous types of residences, including senior care facilities, for artists in major urban areas. In addition to his work with the Actors Fund, Benincasa serves on the boards of directors for many major not-for-profit organizations, including Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Career Transition for Dancers, the Times Square Alliance, and the YMCA of New York City.