DJ Casto

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resource Leader, Synchrony

Board Member: Corporate

DJ Casto is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Leader of Synchrony.  Previously, he served as​ Senior Vice President, Human Resources for the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer and their organizations consisting of 9,000+ Synchrony employees in 20 locations in the US, India, and the Philippines.  ​He joined Synchrony in 2014 serving as HR Client Leader for the Corporate Governance Functions: Finance, Risk, Credit, Regulatory, Compliance, Legal and Internal Audit, where he helped manage the integration and separation from General Electric.

DJ started his career at PepsiCo and held several roles of increasing responsibility within HR Field Operations.  He later became Director of Labor Relations where he led labor and employee relations for the North America Beverages business, a division with over $14B in revenue.  In that role, DJ managed all aspects of union awareness strategies and programs.  After that, DJ served as Senior Director Global Organization Development responsible for global career development and succession planning.


• Holds a BS in Business and MS in Industrial Relations from West Virginia University.

• Serves on two Boards: The West Virginia University MSIR Executive Alumni Board and buildOn for New York which is an international nonprofit organization that runs youth service afterschool programs in the United States, and builds schools in developing countries.