Protecting LGBT Progress

To the OPEN Finance Community, The results of last week’s general election have prompted anxiety and media speculation about the impact on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and other communities. For the time being, we are still gathering information to understand how laws and policies might change under a new administration. However, given current Read more about Protecting LGBT Progress[…]

HSBC and Aon host ‘How Corporate America Paves the Way for Global LGBT Equality’

On October 20, 2016, nearly 200 allies and members of the of the LGBT community gathered at HSBC Tower to discuss LGBT equality as a worldwide human rights issue that can be championed by both the public and private sectors. Powered by the OPEN Finance Guest Speakers committee and sponsored by Aon and HSBC, an esteemed Read more about HSBC and Aon host ‘How Corporate America Paves the Way for Global LGBT Equality’[…]

OppenheimerFunds hosts OPEN Finance’s October planning meeting

Last night, representatives of OPEN Finance’s participating firms gathered at OppenheimerFunds‘ offices for a monthly planning meeting. John McDonough, Head of Distribution at OppenheimerFunds, opened the meeting with a welcome message that highlighted the company’s commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment. OppenheimerFunds’ Luigi Laredo, Digital Marketing Manager, and Vincent Miron, Executive Assistant to the CEO, Read more about OppenheimerFunds hosts OPEN Finance’s October planning meeting[…]

‘Breaking Into & Succeeding in the Financial Services Industry’ at The Center’s LGBT Career Fair

On Friday, September 30th, OPEN Finance was pleased to present the panel “Breaking Into & Succeeding in the Financial Services Industry” at The Center’s LGBT Career Fair, hosted by Citi. For the second year, representatives from OPEN Finance firms provided their insights and expertise to a broad audience. Joining this year’s panel were: Falon Becker, Read more about ‘Breaking Into & Succeeding in the Financial Services Industry’ at The Center’s LGBT Career Fair[…]

#WeAreOrlando: A night of remembrance and resilience raises $4,500 with Out in Tech and the Stonewall Community Foundation

Thanks to to all that joined OPEN Finance, Out in Tech and Stonewall Community Foundation for a night of remembrance and resilience on June 29th. Due to the generosity of attendees, sponsors and silent auction participants, we were able to raise over $4,500 which will benefit LGBT organizations directly involved with supporting the survivors, victims, families Read more about #WeAreOrlando: A night of remembrance and resilience raises $4,500 with Out in Tech and the Stonewall Community Foundation[…]

OPEN Finance volunteers help to make SAGE’s Spring! fundraiser a success

On Sunday April 17, over 500 guests attended Spring! at Chelsea Piers Lighthouse to toast SAGE, cheer the arrival of warm weather, dance to beats by DJ Johnny Dynell, and celebrate the achievements of LGBT elders in our community. OPEN Finance volunteers helped out at the event, greeting guests and assisting with event check-in. “We are Read more about OPEN Finance volunteers help to make SAGE’s Spring! fundraiser a success[…]

OPEN Finance April newsletter: networking event on 20th, support SAGE and CAE events, celebrate a decade of OPEN Finance

Our monthly networking event takes place next week. Join us on top floor roof deck at The DL, and enjoy $6 beer, $7 wines and $8 well drink specials. No RSVP needed – see you there! Wednesday, April 20, 2016 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The DL, 95 Delancey Street (map)   Join OPEN Finance Read more about OPEN Finance April newsletter: networking event on 20th, support SAGE and CAE events, celebrate a decade of OPEN Finance[…]

OPEN Finance March newsletter – a message from our co-chairs, and a 2015 retrospective

OPEN Finance had an exciting and success-filled 2015, and we’re off to a great start already in 2016 with the election of five new co-chairs to our leadership team, and our 10-year anniversary fast approaching in May. The number of firms participating in OPEN Finance now stands at over 40, and we have a healthy Read more about OPEN Finance March newsletter – a message from our co-chairs, and a 2015 retrospective[…]