Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Matter
Advantage is committed to creating a workplace where everyone is respected, valued for their uniqueness and has an opportunity to succeed. We are dedicated to nurturing diversity, equity and inclusion across our enterprise by cultivating an environment built on openness, acceptance and safety that encourages individual authenticity.
Building Community Together
We founded our employee resource groups to foster a culture of inclusivity at Advantage. These ERGs offer associates the opportunity to build community, feel valued and visible, grow personally and professionally, and bring their perspective to topics that will spur innovation and build business.
The focus of Black & African-American Network Diversified (BAND) is education, awareness, inclusion and community.
Disabilities in Action is helping to create opportunities and a community that support associates with disabilities and their allies.
The purpose of HOLA! is to attract, retain and empower Latinx associates.
The aim of Inspire is to attract, retain and foster a diverse global community of Asian talent.
Our House is addressing issues related to family responsibilities and work/life well-being.
PRISM supports the Advantage LGBTQIA community and its allies, helping to nurture personal and professional growth.
The Warrior Support Crew is helping to create a workplace that supports the needs of veterans and their families.
The Women’s Interactive Network’s purpose is to engage and empower women and advocate for the advancement of all.
Why DE&I Is Important To Us
Our associates create a mosaic of diverse identities and perspectives within our organization. Here’s what DE&I at Advantage means to them in their own words.
“Advantage’s employee resource groups offer the opportunity to work with leaders and associates across the organization. Being a volunteer leader in B.A.N.D has been extremely beneficial to my career.”
– Nelson Wilkerson
“Diversity and inclusion at Advantage is like making music, because bringing together different instruments that complement each other will always make a better song than any one instrument alone.”
– Gerardo “G” Orta
“I believe in hard work and seeing the potential in everyone.”
– Spring Bryant
“I have had a few stellar mentors who have played a huge role in my professional growth here at Advantage. I would like to give back by helping and empowering other women to grow and advance in their career.”
– Lauren Starnes
“As a first-generation American born to immigrant parents, I understand fully that representation matters.”
– Maxine Garcia-Reilly
“I want to be a part of creating a safe, diverse, inclusive environment for all associates.”
– Steven Cernek