Joseph Shamie – is a philanthropist and member of Brooklyn’s Sephardic community. He is President of Delta Enterprises, the world’s largest manufacturer of cribs and baby furniture, started by his father Louis Shamie. The company donates tens of thousands of cribs each year.
In 2011, Joseph Shamie received the Humanitarian Award from Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.). Joseph is leading the industry efforts on safety by educating parents on sleeping habits, as well as donating new cribs to children in need worldwide, since forming his relationship with K.I.D.S. over twenty years ago. Joseph serves as treasurer of the Sephardic Community Center and is a Project Education Board Member.