Hilary M. Castillo

Executive Vice President, Enterprise Strategy and Performance

Hilary M. Castillo has over 20 years of operational experience within the philanthropic sector. Hilary was the Chief Operating Officer of START Treatment and Recovery Centers. A strategic partner to the CEO, Ms. Castillo developed, articulated, tracked, and implemented the strategy for START’s critical functions: Finance and Investment, Human Resources, Physical Security, Real Property Management, and Information Technology and Cyber Security. She was responsible for setting a standard of excellence for the organization to drive the operating strategy that actualizes the CEO’s vision.

Prior to joining START, she was the Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Planned Parenthood Federations of America (PPFA). In that role, Ms. Castillo drove business objectives, optimized organizational resources, supported growth, and contributed to financial goals for the National Offices of PPFA and Planned Parenthood Global, the international arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, with regional and country offices in Africa and Latin America.

As Director of Facilities and Administrative Services for The Rockefeller Foundation where she served as a member of the Senior Leadership Team with responsibilities for identifying and pursuing strategic, organization-wide development initiatives, developing strong operating principles, and maintaining the Foundation’s culture for the New York Headquarters, regional offices in Nairobi, Bellagio, Bangkok, and San Francisco.

Ms. Castillo holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from New York University, a Bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in Liberal Arts from City College of New York. Ms. Castillo served as board president of the 420 Fifth Avenue Condominium and was a former board member of the Mental Health Association (MHA) of New York. She currently serves on the board of There’s No Limit Foundation.

Work led by Ms. Castillo has received Fast Company’s Innovation By Design Award for a large-scale installation that was created for PPFA’s National Office to spotlight the dynamic history of Planned Parenthood. Ms. Castillo’s employee communications campaign which was launched during PPFA’s corporate headquarters move received the Golds Award from Marcom, one of the largest, most respected creative competitions in the world.

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