Gilbert Dávila, a memer of the Banner Health Board of Directors, is president and CEO of Dávila Multicultural Insights. He co-founded the company after 25 years as a marketing executive and multicultural market expert with Blue Chip and media/entertainment companies like Procter & Gamble; Coca Cola USA; Sears, Roebuck and Company; and The Walt Disney Company.
In addition to the Banner Health board, Dávila is on the board of the Association of National Advertisers and is chairperson of its Multicultural Marketing Committee. He also serves on the board of the Association of Hispanic Advertising Agencies and is chair of the Business Advisory Board for the National Hispanic Media Coalition.
Dávila’s writings have appeared in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, The Advertiser, Advertising Age and The Los Angeles Times. He is a recipient of numerous industry awards including the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement Award, Advertising Age’s Marketing 100 Award and Crain’s Top 40 Under 40 Award.
Dávila holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Fairfield University in New York City.