Both clients and employees benefit from our inclusive culture
More than 18,000 people form the foundation of Ameriprise Financial. This variety of experiences, opinions and lifestyles enhances our organization and helps us better understand each other and our clients. We embrace diversity at the highest levels of leadership:
- We invest in our employees and maximize the diverse experience on our teams. That’s how we drive innovation, build talent and focus on our client relationships.
- We empower and encourage employees to grow and develop.
- We welcome all employees to take a “seat at the table” to contribute ideas and add value to our strategies.
- We volunteer time and contribute resources to organizations and people in need.
- Our grant-making efforts are focused where we can best leverage our resources, meet needs in the community and match the interests of our employees.
Consumers, clients and employees can see that we’re sensitive to their needs, accept and understand their perspectives, and value and support them and their communities.
Ameriprise Financial employee networks
We demonstrate our commitment to a spirit of inclusion through more than a dozen employee networks. These networks provide opportunities for professional development and relationship building while promoting awareness and community service. Networks are open to all employees.
BEN – Black Employee Network
Established in 1987, BEN is the oldest employee network at Ameriprise Financial. BEN provides a forum for employees to enhance their personal and professional growth from an African American perspective, thus maximizing their contributions to the firm and to their community.
BRIDGE Multicultural Network – Building Relationships in a Diverse Group Environment
Formed in 2010, BRIDGE brings together employees from all backgrounds to promote mutual understanding, create an inclusive and collaborative environment, foster personal and professional development opportunities and develop initiatives that align with Ameriprise business strategies.
CHAI – Jewish Employee Network
Since 2003, CHAI has served as a resource for all employees interested in Judaism or the Jewish Community, and works to promote understanding of Jewish ethnicity, history, identity, thought and religion.
STRIVE – Awareness Employee Network
Formed in 1992, STRIVE seeks to foster innovation and demonstrate business value through education, advocacy, branding and engagement, positioning Ameriprise Financial as a company of choice for people of all abilities.
EWEx – East-West Exchange, Asian-American Employee Network
Founded in 1990, EWEx provides networking, community service, and personal and professional development opportunities for anyone interested in Asian culture.
HOLA – Hispanos, Latinos & Amigos Network
Established in 1992, HOLA provides a forum to engage with Hispanic/Latino culture, and to contribute to the success of Hispanics/Latinos at Ameriprise Financial and in the communities in which we live.
MECCA – Muslim Employees Connecting and Contributing to Ameriprise Financial
Established in 2010, MECCA promotes awareness and understanding of the diversity within the Muslim faith, provides a forum for employees to develop personally and professionally, and promotes engagement with the wider American Muslim community.
NATION – Native American Tribal Indigenous Organizational Network
Formed in 1992, NATION strives to encourage and support awareness of the Native American culture in a corporate workplace environment through networking and education.
OPEN – Over-30 Professional Employee Network
OPEN was founded in 1993 to foster a collaborative environment among employees of all generations. Using the wisdom and integrity of experienced employees, OPEN supports professional development and contributes business results.
PRIDE – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Employee Network
The PRIDE Network was founded in 1990 and designed to foster a work environment that is inclusive and supportive of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees so they may all perform freely to their fullest potential.
SALT – Christian Employee Network
Since 1998, SALT serves as a network and resource to the Christian employee community at Ameriprise Financial and strives to make a positive impact on the workplace.
SANA – South Asian Network of Ameriprise Financial
Created in 2010, SANA is dedicated to helping make Ameriprise Financial an “employer of choice” that employs, develops, promotes, retains and values South Asians and our culture. SANA supports professional growth and development through empowerment, inclusion, awareness-building and education of South Asian culture.
WIN – Women's Interest Network
Formed in 1998, WIN promotes professional development, personal enrichment, diversity awareness and community partnerships by providing insight on women’s perspectives.
YPN – Young Professionals Network
YPN was founded in 2009 and is building a community of young professionals that offers social, civic and career development opportunities that cultivate unity among future Ameriprise Financial leaders.
VETNET – Veteran's Employee Network
VETNET, founded in 2011 at Ameriprise Auto & Home Insurance in Green Bay, provides a forum for employees to increase understanding of veterans and active duty, national guard, and military reservists, while enhancing professional skills and maximizing contributions to Ameriprise Financial and the community.
Employee Advisor Networks
- PRIDE Employee Advisor Network
Franchise Advisor Networks
- Christian Franchise Advisor Network
- Franchise Women’s Interest Network