Gilbert R. Dávila
Gilbert R. Dávila, age 57, first became one of our directors in July 2020. Since 2010, Mr. Dávila has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of DMI Consulting — a leading multicultural marketing, diversity & inclusion and strategy firm in the United States. Additionally, since 2012 he has served as a consultant partner for Hispania Direct, market services company. From 2003 until he founded DMI Consulting in 2010, Mr. Dávila served as the Vice President of Global Diversity and Multicultural Market Development at The Walt Disney Company. Prior to serving in his role at The Walt Disney Company, Mr. Dávila served as Vice President of Multicultural Management for Sears & Roebuck Company and Marketing Director Northeast Region for Coca-Cola USA. Mr. Dávila is also a member of the Association of National Advertisers (“ANA”), where he co-founded ANA’s Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing (“AIMM”) and currently serves as a director.
Leadership Experience — as the founder and CEO of DMI Consulting, Mr. Dávila has led a number of corporations in marketing and business development efforts to reach multicultural audiences. His guidance and leadership has assisted agencies and companies capitalize on business opportunities in multicultural marketplaces and develop strategic growth platforms focused on some of the fastest growing populations and segments in the United States. Mr. Dávila also co-founded and managed the ANA’s AIMM, a division of the ANA comprised of industry leaders and over 100 top companies focused on evolving and enhancing the effectiveness and impact of multicultural and inclusive marketing in order to maximize business growth.
Industry Experience — Mr. Dávila is an expert in the fields of market segmentation, data management, and digital marketing. He brings valuable consumer, marketing, brand management and diversity & inclusion experience to our Board of Directors based on 25 years of service as a marketing executive and multicultural market expert with Fortune 500 and media/entertainment companies, including Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola USA, Sears & Roebuck and Company, and The Walt Disney Company.