FAIRFIELD, IA – April 4, 2021 – Cambridge is pleased to announce Peggy Haslach of The Finity Group in Portland, Oregon was named a ‘Rising Star’ as part of the 2022 InvestmentNews Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Awards. Haslach was one of several selections made by an eight-member InvestmentNews committee that analyzed candidates based on their ability to inspire others from diverse backgrounds to succeed in the financial services industry. Haslach was profiled in the April 4 print and digital edition of InvestmentNews magazine.
“We congratulate Peggy for this well-deserved recognition,” said Cambridge President and Chief Executive Officer, Amy Webber. “She is a true diversity champion and works to positively impact our industry, and her community, every day. We appreciate all her contributions as a member of our Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Advisory Council.”
Now in its fourth year, the InvestmentNews Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Awards recognize individuals and firms that have made an impact on the financial services industry through innovative diversity-enhancing programs, leadership, and willingness to share experiences and contributions with their communities. The ‘Rising Star’ recognition is one of three nomination categories for individuals, and seeks to identify emerging leaders with less than 10 years of experience in the industry who have advanced the profession, particularly in the area of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Haslach, who is a member of Cambridge’s Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Advisory Council, primarily serves women, small businesses, and members of the LGBTQ community. Some of Peggy’s leadership efforts to advance diversity in our industry include:
Certified by the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) as an LGBT Business Enterprise
Serves as the chapter head of the W Source Seattle, a network of women professionals and business owners that share ideas, knowledge, and opportunities
Active member of the Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA), Northwest LGBT Elder Care Providers and Females & Finance
Serves on the board of GenPride (Generations Aging with Pride)
Registered speaker/contributor with Innovation Women, Choir and Purse Strings
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1The Top Workplace in Iowa, 2020 – 2011, recognition is determined by associate feedback through an anonymous survey conducted by Energage, an independent research company.
2Investment Advisor magazine, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2010, 2008, 2007, Division IV; 2003, Division III.
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