Beny Castro

Business Counselor

Born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens, Beny joined QEDC in July of 2021, as a business counselor, for the Entrepreneur Assistance Center (EAC).  Also fluent in Spanish, Beny helps QEDC clients with solutions for:

  • Business planning, marketing strategies, company exposure, and networking
  • Organizing webinars and creating client stories
  • Grants and other financial relief programs
  • Obtaining free interns for an array of business operations
  • Website and social media branding
  • Dissemination and translation of guidelines & regulations

A business graduate of LaGuardia Community College, and a proud member of Circle K, Beny was the proud recipient of the prestigious Winston Davidson Memorial Award For Outstanding Service To The College Community.

Beny gained further notoriety while working as a marketing associate for Sunnyside Shines, business improvement district of Sunnyside.  He helped reshape and revitalize the marketing efforts for over 200 businesses, hosted numerous community engagement events, aided businesses in saving thousands of dollars on their energy bills, and played a vital role in raising over $167,000 or over 100 displaced workers affected by the fire of 2018.

In 2019, Beny was honored with a NYC Proclamation, recognizing Latinos for outstanding leadership in the community.

Beny has been interviewed / featured by NY1, ABC, WPIX11, Univision, Queens Gazette, Queens Courier, and the It’s In Queens Podcast.  He is currently in the early stages of writing his first book on the complex relationship of organic, biomolecular compositions and endless, regenerative wisdom, manifested through a specified, transmuted form…plus creating his first business.

Spending time with friends and family, basketball, baseball, football, dominoes, tambora, composing lyrics and poetry are just some of his hobbies.  He is an avid learner, teacher, and has a passion for devouring delicious food.

To set up a FREE consultation with Beny:

347-903-2369

Beny@queensny.org