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Empowered by difference

We believe doing the right thing means understanding, supporting and leveraging the unique differences and collective similarities that make each of us valuable.

Our mission

We embrace unique perspectives and identities because we know they make us stronger

We empower everyone to show up as their whole selves and do their best work by fostering an inclusive community

We embolden our people to continue to transcend personal and professional barriers of all kinds to further growth and achieve success

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging



Neurodiversity @ Work

Community Support and Recognition

2022 Corporate Equality Index award, Best places to work for equality and inclusion

Human Rights Campaign 2022 Corporate Equality Index Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality1

DCIAA Diversity and Inclusion awards 2020

DCIIA, Diversity & Inclusion Award nominee2

Associates Julie Ross and Kevin Kolter recognized as the 2022 Leader and Rising Star nominees.

DEI - Empower scored 80 - award

Recognized among "Best places to work for Disability Inclusion"4

Investment news 2020 Diversity Inclusion award - Empower Retirement

2020 InvestmentNews Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion3

We strive to be as diverse as the customers we serve

Be you

  • We offer inclusive benefits to same-sex partners, paternity and maternity benefits and transgender transition benefits.
  • Through partnerships with groups like the Latino Leadership, Disabilities, Human Rights Campaign Institute and We Inspire Promote Network, we’re expanding our pool of candidates.
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Be heard

  • Our Employee Resource Groups rally around common interests, experiences and identities.
  • Today, more than 20% of our associates belong to at least one Employee Resource Group.5
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Be valued

  • 97% of our associates have taken steps to address their unconscious bias.6
  • Our Diversity & Inclusion Council monitors and communicates progress about our initiatives and also advises on future efforts.
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Be represented

  • Our associates volunteer 29,000+ volunteer hours in our communities.7
  • In 2022, we donated $3 million to nonprofits.6
  • We partner with local colleges and offer internship opportunities.
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Always encouraging diversity and inclusion 

Our people are everything. That’s why we always want to make sure we create a welcoming environment for everyone with active programs that promote representation regardless of your background or beliefs. 




Aspiring Latinos Moving Ahead


Voices of Experiences Through Servicing


Black Organization for Leadership and Development


Women’s Empowerment Network


Empower Abilities


Network of Asians Making Strides Together at Empower


Empowering Young Professionals

Benefits that benefit you

We know how important your life/work balance is, so we offer a benefits package that’s aimed at letting you live your best life no matter where you are in your career.

401(k) and company matching

Health, dental and vision coverage

Flexible work location and hours

Generous PTO

Paternity and maternity benefits

Tuition reimbursement

Paid volunteer hours


Charitable donations to organizations

Societal advocacy and community support

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A founding member, Ed Murphy, CEO, is focused on driving diversity, equity and inclusion within the business and throughout Colorado.8

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DCIIA, Diversity & Inclusion Award nominee

We are a member and supporter of the Equality Act, federal legislation that would provide the same basic protections to LGBTQ people as are provided to other protected groups.9

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Ed Murphy pledged a commitment to advance our diversity and inclusion initiatives.10

Help us lead the effort

Join our team

View all our openings and discover a culture where you can make a difference.

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1 Human Rights Campaign 2022 Corporate Equality Index.

2 Defined Contribution Institutional Investment Association,, 2021.

3, October 21, 2020., July 2023.

5 As of March 31, 2022.

6 As of December 31, 2022.

7, 2022.