Gilbert F. (Gil) Casellas, a member of the board of Prudential Financial, Inc. since 2001, chairs the Corporate Governance and Business Ethics Committee and serves on the Audit, Executive and Risk Committees. A trustee of the University of Pennsylvania, he serves on diversity advisory boards for Toyota Motor North America, Comcast Corporation, and T-Mobile US. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Law Institute and a trustee of the Pan American Development Foundation. Previously he served as Vice President, Corporate Responsibility and Chief Diversity Officer for Dell Inc., where he led an integrated, global diversity, sustainability and corporate giving function. During the Clinton Administration, he served as Chairman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force and Co-Chairman of the U.S. Census Monitoring Board.
He is a former President of the Hispanic National Bar Association and recipient of the Lucero Award from Latino Justice/PRLDEF. In 2018, he was named one of the 100 most influential leaders in the boardroom by the National Association of Corporate Directors.
He received a B.A. from Yale University in 1974 and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1977.