Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

At MissionSquare, we have a long-standing commitment to the diverse communities and people that we serve. Founded in 1972, we made retirement plans portable for the public sector, revolutionizing our industry and creating greater equity in access to retirement savings. Today, we continue to drive progress and advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.

At MissionSquare, we are as diverse as the people and communities we serve.

Women and people of color represent*:
Executive Team
All Employees
Board of Directors
*As of May 14, 2024

Proud to be a recipient of the

2024 EOE Journal Top Diversity Employer Award

Our Way Forward

Awareness and Programming

Build self-sufficiency to apply DEIB competencies in our places of influence.

Recruitment and Retention

Attract, retain, and engage mission-focused teammates with an emphasis on DEIB.


Leverage technology to ensure equitable practices and sustainable relationships with diverse suppliers.



Create an environment of psychological safety and belonging that stimulates growth and innovation.

Corporate Social Resonsibility

Advocate for issues that impact our clients, reinvest in our communities, and employ equitable business practices.

“Our workforce reflects our commitment to creating an environment that’s diverse, equitable, inclusive, and instills a sense of belonging. We believe our diversity strongly enhances our ability to serve those who serve their communities.” — Catherine Leggett, Chief Human Resources Officer, MissionSquare Retirement

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging in Action

Cultural Awareness Campaigns

We celebrate our diverse workforce, unique perspectives, and cultures through events, webinars, employee stories, and social media campaigns.

Corporate Citizenship Partnership

Through our partnership with the Y-USA, we’re focused on helping close the youth civic engagement gap by connecting students to opportunities that strengthen the health of communities.

Student Loan Forgiveness

As a non-profit organization, we’re a Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program-eligible employer and support student loan borrowers reducing their debt and enhancing their financial security.

Public Sector Research Insights

Through the MissionSquare Research Institute, we’re examining diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the public service workforce. Learn more about our insights and read our latest report.

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