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December 13 , 2021

FIRST-TIME

WINNER

MANAGERS WITH 100-499 EMPLOYEES

Segall Bryant & Hamill

Headquarters: Chicago
AUM: $25 billion as of June 30
Employees: 120 

3 cool things:
     • Adjusted programs in light of the pandemic, for example hosting a virtual holiday party that included a video featuring employees’ musical skills and other talents. Added a wellness program after transportation benefit was paused. 
     • Recognizes employees through thank-you cards and emails. Celebrates birthdays and anniversaries, and recognizes professional qualification accomplishments through companywide emails and LinkedIn posts.
     • Hosts college career days at local colleges to foster relationships with diverse candidates, allowing them to learn more about careers in finance and providing networking opportunities to students who may not otherwise have access.


Employees say:
     • “SBH makes (it) a point to encourage employees to volunteer: food kitchens, weekly reading programs, and giving supplies to charities that can distribute them to people in need.”
     • “Everyone in the firm is invited to serve on the diversity and inclusion committee. This committee hosts open, firmwide discussions on topics such as racial and social injustice. These sessions have led to my personal growth on a variety of factors affecting our society. I’m proud of SBH for leading us through these sometimes difficult conversations.”
     • “We also have a good internship/education program, to offer opportunities for students to grow and gain experience, but also for established employees to train and mentor.”

COMING TOGETHER TO SERVE: SBH team members volunteer at the Food Bank of the Rockies several times a year to give back to the community and foster collaboration as a team.

Profiles written by Rick Baert, Erin Chan Ding, Suzanne Cosgrove, Julie Tatge and Trilbe Wynne.

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