Withum Earns a 90 Rating on Disability:IN 2021 DEI® Index

Withum received recognition as a DEI Best Place to Work, scoring 90 on Disability:IN’s 2021 disability equality index (DEI®). 2021 is the first year Withum has participated in the DEI® index. The DEI® index is a benchmarking tool and joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN that helps companies take tangible actions to achieve disability inclusion and equality.

During this year’s Disability Employment Awareness Month, which is recognized annually in October, Withum Managing Partner and CEO Bill Hagamancommitted to advance workplace disability inclusion by signing Disability:IN’s CEO Letter on Disability Inclusionas part of the organization’s #AreYouIn? campaign.

Disability:IN DEI 2021 logo

Signing the CEO Letter on Disability Inclusion is a testament to our firm’s commitment to supporting a culture of inclusion where all of our team members can thrive. As business leaders, it is our responsibility to ensure our organizations are intentional in creating opportunity for those with disabilities.

Bill Hagaman, CPA, CGMA
Managing Partner and CEO

As one of more than 80 Fortune 1000 companies’ CEOs, Bill signed the letter as a public commitment to align the Firm’s corporate values with disability inclusion and equality. As part of the #AreYouIn? campaign, each company pledges to participate in the Disability Equality Index (DEI), the leading corporate benchmarking tool for disability equality, share information on disability inclusion, and ensure awareness of investor interest in DEI initiatives.

Ranked as a DEI Best Place to Work, Withum has an active disAbility Team Member Resource Group (TMRG), typically referred to in the industry as an employee resource group (ERG). The disAbility TMRG’s mission is to support and represent team members impacted by physical and mental disabilities. As part of Withum’s commitment to inclusion and diversity, the Firm is proud to create an environment that supports and celebrates individuals with disabilities in the workplace every day.

Disability:IN is a global nonprofit organization that drives disability inclusion and equality in business. Learn more about their mission at disabilityin.org.