Portfolio Podcast Episode 8: Diverse Leadership Journeys in the Financial Industry (Part 2)
by: BISA Staff
In this two-part series of the BISA Portfolio Podcast, Portfolio contributing editor Rich Blake is joined by Kevin Beard, chief growth officer at Atria Wealth Solutions, and Jim Nickens, president of InSource, Inc. and executive vice president of USAnnuity Partners - both members of BISA's Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.
In this second episode, Beard and Nickens share their thoughts on:
- Executive buy-in and commitment to DEI,
- How to hold leaders accountable to supporting DEI in an organization,
- Examples of particularly effective leaders in the financial services industry that have advanced DEI in authentic and impactful ways, and
- Advice for future leaders who look forward to a more inclusive, diverse financial industry.
Circle back to Portfolio Podcast Episode 7 to hear from Beard and Nickens about their leadership journeys, what DEI means to them and how to keep the conversation going about DEI within organizations.