Harrison Rush Expands its Capabilities to Support Organizations’ Diversity, Inclusion and Sustainability Initiatives

New York, NY., March. 1, 2019, Harrison Rush has expanded its capabilities to support organizations’ diversity, inclusion and sustainability initiatives.

According to the 2017 World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report, “Female talent remains one of the most underutilized business resources.” In some industries, like finance, this is especially clear. In finance, as career level rises, female representation declines. Although 46 percent of financial services employees are women, at the executive level, it’s only 15 percent. “It happens far too often that some of the best candidates get overlooked or sidelined because of unconscious biases on the part of the people doing the hiring,” Meridith Dennes, COO and Managing Director, Diversity, Inclusion & Sustainability said. “Promoting women and minorities into senior roles is not simply ticking a diversity box, but it also improves the long-term health and success of the business.”

Expanded services include helping global financial companies build diverse teams and supportive work environments by addressing recruitment, inclusion, and ongoing industry best practices for diverse talent.  Services include unconscious bias training, diversity and sourcing strategy, veteran retention and increasing the representation of women and minorities in leadership positions. 

Harrison Rush has also expanded its services to include responsible, sustainable & impact investment recruitment. This business line will also sit under Dennes and specialize in environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) in banking and financial services. 

About The Harrison Rush Group

The Harrison-Rush Group is an executive search firm dedicated to serving the global recruiting needs of investment Banks. Our Investment Banking recruiters search out top talent with deep expertise in Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Capital Markets. Our financial services recruiters are active in New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago. Drawing upon our collective industry knowledge and robust network of relationships we are able to exceed our clients and candidates’ expectations.



To learn more about Harrison-Rush and our Diversity, Inclusion & Sustainability practice please contact Meridith Dennes.