Marta Pateiro is Vice President and head of diversity, equity and inclusion for the US Insurance and Retirement (USIR) Businesses at Prudential. In this role, Marta serves as a strategic partner to the USIR Business Senior Leadership team. She is responsible in designing and executing on the DEI priorities for the businesses in alignment with the enterprise-wide DEI strategy.
Prior to this job, Marta was a Talent Partner in the Talent Management organization, where she focused on accelerating the readiness of executive top talent for future opportunities and challenges through expert coaching and development. Marta helped leaders reach their highest potential through coaching and development of executives with assessment data, high-impact development planning and execution of succession plans by moving talent through our talent brokerage process.
Prior to that, Marta was the Director of Talent Management on the Financial Management Talent Development team, where she supported transformation and future of work initiatives for the financial management division. She helped her clients transform their talent through upskilling strategies and supported them in reimagining the work and redesigning talent development for employees.
Marta started at Prudential in early 2009, as a Campus Recruiter and has held various HR roles, supporting multiple areas of the enterprise, including leading early talent rotational programs across the company, which encompassed oversight for the talent acquisition, learning and development, performance management, compensation strategies and inclusion and diversity strategies for those programs.
Marta began her career at Citigroup, within their Investment Banking division, managing their MBA recruitment.
Marta loves mentoring and coaching others and is actively involved in the Business Resource Groups at Prudential, including serving as an executive board member for Women Empowered. Marta also serves as a mentor at her alma mater, participating in the business school mentorship program and is a key advisor to the Women in Business group. She was also the recipient of the Seramount “Working Mother of the Year” award, representing Prudential, in 2021.
Marta graduated from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, with a bachelor’s degree in communications and a double minor in Employee Studies and Labor Relations as well as American Studies. Marta completed the Talent Management executive program at the Wharton School of Business and is certified in talent management practices. She is a member of the Global Talent Management Institute.
More personally, Marta enjoys photography and traveling with her family. She currently resides in Somerset, NJ with her husband and has 3 children, Chase (8) and Mason (5) and Camila (9 months) who keep her busy as a soccer, baseball, basketball and football Mom on the sidelines.