Diversity and Inclusion

The Board of Directors of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle (Seattle Bank) values a culture of diversity and inclusion and is committed to fostering diversity and inclusiveness amongst the Seattle Bank’s employees, directors, and suppliers. Diversity encompasses not only those characteristics of gender, race, and ethnicity but also diverse thoughts and ideas gained through education and life experiences. To benefit from diversity, the Seattle Bank will be inclusive of and actively promote increased awareness and empathy towards the diversity of those associated with the bank. Differences will be valued and respected, enabling the bank to more effectively fulfill its mission, realize its vision, live its values, and achieve its financial goals.

Employment Opportunity

The Seattle Bank employs individuals from a wide range of disciplines, including finance and investment, marketing and public relations, and community investment and housing development. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where employees are fully engaged and challenged through best management practices and training and development programs that focus on individual career development. Please visit the Employment section of our website to view our Equal Opportunity Notice in its entirety. Visit the Job Openings page for a listing of current employment opportunities.

Supplier Diversity

The Seattle Bank is also committed to supplier diversity at all levels of the organization. We welcome all qualified suppliers to register to become part of our supplier network and to be considered for potential contract opportunities. We consider the following qualifying factors during the procurement decision-making process for all goods and services:

  • High-quality goods and services
  • Quality customer service
  • Cost efficiency
  • Ethics and integrity
  • Financial viability
  • Diversity

Companies that register as diverse suppliers should be certified by a nationally recognized certifying organization or by a government agency.

Register your company with the Seattle Bank