Christine C. Marcks is the president of Prudential Retirement, an industry leading provider of full-service retirement plans; stable value, retirement income and capital market solutions; and pension risk-transfer strategies. Throughout her career, Marcks has played a key role in the evolution of the financial services industry, first as an International Economist with the U.S. Treasury Department in Washington, D.C. and later as a corporate executive in increasingly responsible positions within the retirement-services industry.
Her expertise spans the institutional and individual retirement businesses, and her knowledge and experience have led to the successful launch of innovative product-and-service solutions, designed to shift investment and longevity risk from employers and individuals to the risk management experts at Prudential.
As president of Prudential Retirement, Marcks also brings passion to the business, committing her organization to creating retirement security for American workers. To that end, she has implemented an aggressive strategy to “lead the transformation of U.S. retirement,” recognizing that in these challenging economic times, new products, services and tools are needed to improve the retirement readiness and security of individuals in employer-sponsored plans.
Beyond her business accomplishments, Marcks has also become an involved and influential advocate for legislation that will ultimately help Americans achieve their retirement goals. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Business & Industry Association and on the Board of the Employee Benefit Research Institute in Washington, DC.
Additionally, Marcks is committed to community involvement and improvement, promoting and advancing educational programs and the arts by serving on the Boards of the Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts and the YMCA of the USA where she is Chair-Elect.
Marcks also serves on the Board of Trustees of Assumption College, where she graduated with a B.A. degree in foreign affairs. She earned her M.A. in economics from Georgetown University and holds NASD series 7 and 24 licenses