About Us

Christine C. Marcks

Serves on the Audit and Benefits & Operations Committees.

Ms. Marcks is the retired CEO and president of Prudential Retirement.

Over her tenure as CEO, Prudential Retirement expanded beyond providing defined contribution and defined benefit plans for corporate and non-profit employers to become a recognized market leader and innovator in investment and risk management solutions.

She is a strong advocate for strategies to improve the financial security of women and the average American worker, earning a reputation as a thought leader in her industry and among her Prudential colleagues.

Ms. Marcks served as Board Chair of PRIAC, a Connecticut-based insurance company. She also held key roles on several corporate councils such as the Chairman’s Senior Talent Advisory Council and served as chair of the U.S. Business Marketing Council.

Committed to giving back to her community, Ms. Marcks has held board leadership roles on the local, regional and national levels for the YMCA since 1996. During her term as Chair of the National Board, in 2014 she oversaw the selection and onboarding of Y-USA President and CEO Kevin Washington, a 38-year Y professional who is the 14th person and first African American to lead Y-USA.

She earned a BA in foreign affairs from Assumption College and an MA in economics from Georgetown University.