Wells Fargo will join the AFP in their efforts to increase awareness of treasury and finance careers among underrepresented communities.
BETHESDA, Md., July 12, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) announced its partnership with Wells Fargo in AFP’s DEI Awareness Initiative for Treasury and Finance. Wells Fargo joins AFP and founding partner, Invesco, as they showcase opportunities for professional development, skill building, ongoing training and continuous learning to prepare individuals with diverse skills, mindsets and backgrounds for challenging and rewarding careers in corporate treasury and finance.
As part of the initiative, AFP offers scholarships for its two professional certificates, for students and professionals in underserved communities interested in careers in treasury and finance, and provides DEI resources for employers.
“Our profession is expanding rapidly, and we intend to ensure that expansion includes a diverse workforce,” he said Jim Kaitz, CEO and President of AFP. “Bringing fresh voices and diverse skills to the table will only serve to enhance and move the corporate finance and treasury profession forward.”
“We strive to work with incredibly talented professionals, and one of the most important ways to do that is to fully embrace and support DE&I. We want to achieve a workforce with a diversity of people and perspectives that is as diverse as the world in which we operate,” he said Paul Camp, Head of Global Treasury Management for Wells Fargo. “Our teams are excited to work alongside the AFP to raise awareness of this important program.”
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Seat outside Washington, DCand is located regionally in Singapore, the Association of Finance Professionals (AFP) is a professional society dedicated to advancing the success of treasury and finance members and their organizations. Established and managed by AFP, the Certified Treasury Professional and Certified Corporate FP&A Professional accreditations set the standard for excellence in treasury and finance.
SOURCE Association of Financial Professionals (AFP)