Conference Speaker Biography
J. Ben Casey, Jr.
YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas
J. Ben Casey is the President of the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, which serves 259,000 members in the Greater Dallas area, 25 percent of area families. One of the largest YMCA's in the United States, the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is a human care organization based on Christian values that promotes, through its programs, the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of individuals of all religions, races, ages and communities. Mr. Casey oversees 22 branch locations and 145 program centers that serve five counties. Mr. Casey also participates in administering the Dallas Coalition for character values and the Mayor's Summer Youth employment program.
Mr. Casey is the son of a Voice of America U.S.I.A engineer and grew up in the Philippines and Munich, Germany. He received his B.A. degree in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles and M.A. degree in Counseling at Chapman College.