Press Release · May 24th, 2022
Forbes recently announced the results of a survey conducted in partnership with market research firm Statista, which recognized 1st Source Bank as one of the top employers for diversity in the country. 60,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees were surveyed. 1st Source Bank ranked 383 overall (out of 500 companies).
“At 1st Source Bank, we’re proud to say we have a long history of striving to embrace diversity with our board and leadership team, as well as across our organization as a whole,” says Dan Lifferth, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for 1st Source Bank. “That said, we, as many of our peers and other organizations around the country, know we can do better with regard to diversity, equity and inclusion, and we are committed to doing so. We are inspired by the possibilities when we attract, develop and fully harness the broad capabilities of diverse talent into the 1st Source family. We need every voice to be heard, and the value of each colleague to be recognized and honored. We want our colleagues to know and feel that, and for them to be proud to be part of this culture. Earning this recognition signals our momentum in this vital effort is being felt.”
According to the Forbes article on the rankings, “participants were asked to rate their organizations on criteria such as age, gender, ethnicity, disability and sexual orientation equality, as well as that of general diversity.” Respondents belonging to underrepresented groups were also asked to nominate organizations other than their own.