Category: Diversity Leader Award

WilmerHale – Kenneth Imo

2015 Diversity Leader WilmerHale Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts, and Washington, DC Co-Managing Partners: Susan Murley and Robert Novick Employees: 2,268 Recent Recognition Includes: Human Rights Campaign Foundation, Corporate Equity Index, scored 100 out of 100, 2009–2014 Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers, Best Law Firms for Women, 2007–2014 American Lawyer, “A-List,” 2003–2014 Crain’s New York, Best Places To Work, 2014… Read the full article

Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield – John Forsyth

2015 Diversity Leader Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Headquarters: Des Moines, Iowa CEO: John Forsyth Employees: 1,800 Recent Recognition Includes: ESGR, Employer of Choice for Veterans, 2014 Black EOE Journal, Top Diversity Employer, 2013 and 2014 Professional Woman’s Magazine, Top Diversity Employer, 2013 and 2014 com, Champions of Diversity Award (Chairman/CEO John Forsyth), 2013 com, Top 50 Multicultural… Read the full article

United Rentals – Lizabeth Czepiel

2015 Diversity Leader United Rentals Headquarters: Stamford, Connecticut CEO: Michael J. Kneeland Employees: 12,500 Recent Recognition Includes: STEMconnector®, 100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM, 2014 Profiles in Diversity Journal, Women Worth Watching Award, 2014 Women’s Enterprise Magazine, Top 100 Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity,2014, Best for Vets: Employers, 2014 G.I. Jobs, Top 100 Military Friendly Employer (#12),… Read the full article

Ryder System, Inc. – Kirk Imhof

2015 Diversity Leader Ryder System, Inc. Headquarters: Miami, Florida CEO: Robert Sanchez Employees: 28,900 Recent Recognition Includes:, Most Valuable Employers for Military, 2013 and 2014 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, 2014 GMSHRM, Diversity in Action Award, 2012 Florida Diversity Council, Most Powerful and Influential Woman Award (CMO Karen Jones),… Read the full article

The Walt Disney Company – Paul Richardson

2015 Diversity Leader The Walt Disney Company Headquarters: Burbank, California CEO: Robert A. Iger Employees: 175,000 Recent Recognition Includes: Fortune’s Most Admired Companies (2013) HRC, Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality (past 8 years) Families and Work Institute, Veterans Employment Transition (VET) Award (past 2 years) Diversity Inc., Top 50 Company for Diversity Taproot Foundation, Golden Root… Read the full article

Reed Smith LLP – Tyree P. Jones, Jr

2015 Diversity Leader Reed Smith LLP Headquarters: N/A Managing Partner: Alexander Y. “Sandy” Thomas Employees: 3,118 Recent Recognition Includes: Legal Week Employee Satisfaction Report, UK’s Best Legal Employers, 2014 Human Rights Campaign Foundation, Corporate Equality Index (CEI), score of 100 out of 100, and named to CEI’s list of “BEST Places to Work for LGBT Equality,” 2014 Working… Read the full article

PNC Financial Services – Marsha Jones

2015 Diversity Leader The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania CEO: William S. Demchak Employees: 54,000 Recent Recognition Includes: Human Rights Campaign, Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, 2014 Gallup, Great Workplace Award–Employee Engagement, 2014 NAFE, Top 50 Companies for Executive Women, 2011 DiversityInc, Top 10 Regional Companies for Diversity, 2014 Working Mother magazine, 100… Read the full article

New York Life Insurance Company – Joanne Rodgers

2015 Diversity Leader New York Life Insurance Company Headquarters: New York City, NY CEO: Ted Mathas Employees: 8,551 Recent Recognition Includes: Fortune magazine, “World’s Most Admired Companies,” 2014 Asia Society, Best Practices Award–Market Opportunities, 2014; Best Company for Support of the Asian Pacific American Community, 2012 CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine, “Top 50 Employers,” 2013 Diversity Inc, “Top… Read the full article

MUFG Union Bank – George Ramirez

2015 Diversity Leader MUFG Union Bank Headquarters: New York, New York CEO: Katsumi Hatao Employees: Approximately 13,700 in the Americas Recent Recognition Includes: Top 10 Best ERGs, Elevate National ERG Summit 100 percent (perfect score) and Best Places to Work recognition, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index Diversity Leader Award, Profiles in Diversity Journal Best Places… Read the full article

Latham & Watkins LLP – Nadia S. Sager

2015 Diversity Leader Latham & Watkins LLP Headquarters: N/A CEO: Robert M. Dell Employees: 4,543 Recent Recognition Includes: Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers, Best Law Firms for Women, 2014 The American Lawyer, A-List, 2003–2014, (#6 in 2014) Women in Law Empowerment Forum, gold standard certification, 2014 Human Rights Campaign Foundation, Corporate Equality Index (scored 100 percent), 2014 InsideCounsel,… Read the full article