Peter Crudo is Executive Vice President. In his capacity as EVP, Mr. Crudo oversees all aspects of Gilardi's strategic and corporate development. Peter brings a unique perspective to his role as he has worked both as an attorney in private practice and as a senior level management member in both private and public technology companies. He remains a direct and available point of client contact for issues both large and small.
Mr. Crudo has lectured on litigation and claims administration issues to international institutions and investors in both Europe and Asia. He has also appeared as an expert speaker before numerous government entities at both the Federal and State level, and has been a featured panelist at various Federal Judicial conferences and client firms. In addition to his corporate experience, Mr. Crudo served as a member of the Jesuit International Volunteers in Saipan for three years after college. While in that program, he taught high school, worked in the Mirconesian Legal Clinic, tutored prison inmates and taught English as a second language to immigrant workers.
Mr. Crudo holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, a J.D./M.B.A. from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and an LL.M (with high honors) in International Financial Law from the University of London, where he completed his thesis on The Legal and Ideological Foundation for Privatization in the Peoples’ Republic of China. Mr. Crudo has also studied at the National University of Singapore. He is a board member of the Okizu Foundation, which serves children with cancer, the Salesian Boys and Girls Club of San Francisco and is active in numerous other organizations and charities within the Bay Area.