Our Impact

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Cultivating an Inclusive Environment

Evercore is focused on cultivating an inclusive environment by building community and connectivity for our diverse professionals and creating forums to have courageous conversations around DE&I topics.

Our Diversity Networks are integral to communications, education and community outreach. They are active in cultivating formal opportunities for allyship, participating in the firm’s recruiting efforts, building programs around cultural awareness and creating professional development opportunities for their respective constituencies. They also provide support and help members and allies connect and build relationships with each other. All employees are encouraged to join diversity networks as members or allies.

Training and

Evercore hosts programs and workshops aimed at furthering the goal of equipping our professionals with the ability to engage and discuss a broad range of topics more effectively. We have hosted firmwide workshops on Inclusive Hiring and Allyship and have an ongoing action-oriented education series for our senior leaders. Our diversity networks have also hosted educational programming with content and notable guest speakers to celebrate cultures, promote accomplishments and raise awareness of DE&I issues.

Our Talent

Evercore creates powerful and unique career development opportunities for all of our professionals. The firm offers dedicated development and coaching programs along with both mentorship and sponsorship programs for member of our diverse communities.

Mentorship is an effective tool to build the skills and connectivity one needs to be successful at Evercore. These programs provide opportunities to discuss career development, client relationships, firm culture and other topics focused on maximizing professional development.

Sponsorship is integral to the development and advancement of our professionals. Our senior leader sponsors advocate for sponsees, facilitate career opportunities, help ensure appropriate work assignments and generally assist in navigating the roadmap of success.

At Evercore, we are focused on driving a unified and global approach to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in alignment with our core values. The standards of excellence that we demand from all our employees can only be achieved in a diverse environment that promotes a culture of inclusion and allows everyone to give their absolute best every day. Our investment in people makes our firm stronger and contributions to our clients and communities more impactful.
Lucida PlummerChief Diversity Officer
As a firm, we are in the business of providing our clients solutions through innovative and strategic advice. Our differentiated capabilities are the result of our intentional focus on building a team of talented professionals with diverse skill sets. Our Global Diversity Council reflects this talent and exemplifies how we work together to make meaningful progress.
Eduardo MestreSenior Managing Director and Chairman of Investment Banking