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. 


Supplier Diversity

We are committed to finding qualified diverse businesses and vendors to partner with in everything we do. 

Join Our Supplier Program

At FHLB Des Moines, we rely on our supplier network. Our partnerships with minority, women, disabled and veteran-owned suppliers helps us build and expand our business, serve our members and positively impact the health, vitality and growth of the communities where we live, work and do business. As we embark on this venture together, we remain invested in providing qualified businesses fair and equal access to business opportunities. If you qualify as a certified or self-certified supplier, join our program.

Our Sourcing Opportunities

We're looking for diverse suppliers who provide high quality products and services.

  • Communications, marketing and advertising
  • Construction or mechanical
  • Facilities or utilities
  • Information technology
  • Investment services
  • Janitorial
  • Legal services
  • Office supplies/equipment
  • Printing
  • Professional services/consulting
  • Promotional and/or branding
  • Staffing services
  • Telecommunications
  • Training, learning or development

Contracting Opportunities
The Bank posts contracting opportunities on our supplier portal. As a diverse supplier, feel free to respond to any open postings to be considered for bidding opportunities during the year.

To respond to an offer to bid, please register through our supplier portal. Notifications of new opportunities are available via email or through the SupplierGATEWYAY mobile app. Please email SupplierDiversity@fhlbdm.com or call 515-412-2300 if you have any questions.

The Bank participates in local and national advocacy events during the year to connect with diverse businesses. Please see our FAQs below to a view of list of upcoming events. Additional event details will be posted on our social media channels.

Supplier Diversity FAQs

Supplier Diversity