Diversify DSM

Diversify DSM is helping to increase diverse and female representation and enrich our community’s understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion. 


A Message from Kris Williams

Our President and CEO, Kris Williams, shares a message about the importance of diversity and inclusion at FHLB Des Moines and beyond. 


Diversity and Inclusion

The diversity present in our workforce and community makes us a stronger Bank – not only for our employees and partners, but for our members.

In our minds, diversity and inclusion just makes sense. We know that when we combine our unique and different perspectives and backgrounds, great things happen. At FHLB Des Moines, we believe various cultures, thoughts, ideas and solutions deepen our insights and ultimately help us provide exceptional service to our members and community partners.

Making a Commitment

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion starts with our leadership team and funnels down into everything that we do at FHLB Des Moines. Below is our Board of Directors' commitment statement to diversity.

"The Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines is committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion among the Bank’s employees, directors, broker dealers and suppliers." 

Diversity Employees

Videos on Diversity and Inclusion

Valuing Diversity at FHLB Des Moines

Valuing Diversity at FHLB Des Moines

Jo Wolder on Diversity and Inclusion

Jo Wolder on Diversity and Inclusion

Alka Mann on Company Culture

Alka Mann on Company Culture

Valuing Diversity