Anthony Ancona

Vice President and Director, Human Resources

Anthony Ancona joined amfAR as director of human resources in September 2008. He brings more than 20 years of professional experience and expertise in the field of human resources.

Mr. Ancona came to amfAR from the Welcome Wagon, a new homeowner marketing company located in Plainview, New York. There, he served as director of human resources, overseeing a national human resources team facilitating recruiting, employee relations, business unit benefits, compensation administration, talent management, and other functions related to human capital management.

Mr. Ancona has served at both publicly and privately held corporations of varying sizes. He was senior human resources manager for Emigrant Savings Bank, responsible for all corporate and branch office human resource functions. Prior to that, Mr. Ancona was assistant vice president and employee relations manager for GreenPoint Savings, later acquired by North Fork Bank. He also worked as director of human resources for Town Sports International, overseeing the development of a new human resources function that has since grown to serve more than 6,000 employees globally. Earlier in his career, Mr. Ancona was the assistant director of human resources for the Waldorf-Astoria hotel.

Mr. Ancona graduated from Adelphi University.