Diversity

Diversity is our pledge to the clients and associates of Raymond James. This commitment enables us to successfully embrace the diverse clients we serve and capitalize on the talents of all our associates. We are dedicated to an inclusive environment where differences are understood, respected and valued.

Employee Resource Groups

Our employee resource groups provide resources for the employees they represent, a forum for raising awareness and fostering improvement, and opportunities for networking and mentoring. These groups include the Rainbow Network, the Women’s Interactive Network (WIN), the African Heritage Network, the Veterans Network, the Hispanic Network, the Young Professionals Network and the Network for Women Advisors.


Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce

Raymond James is part of the Florida Business for a Competitive Workforce (FBCW). This partnership reflects Raymond James' commitment to an inclusive and diverse environment where differences are understood, respected and valued.


Human Rights Campaign’s Equality Index

Each year, the Human Rights Campaign publishes its Corporate Equality Index, the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees. Raymond James has received high marks since our debut on the list in 2008.

 


Diversity Council

To ensure our commitment to diversity continues to evolve and adapt, we’ve established the Raymond James Diversity Council. Council members are charged with implementing corporate diversity initiatives, representing employee group concerns and championing diversity throughout the organization.


INROADS

INROADS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing and placing talented, underserved youth in business and industry, and preparing them for corporate and community leadership. Raymond James supports the organization by providing internship opportunities for high-potential undergraduate underserved students. During the internships, participants are evaluated for continued sponsorship and potential long-term recruitment.