Financial Services Pipeline Overview

Learn more about how we are leading inclusive environments in the financial industry.

2021 FSP Intern Career Conference

Read the recap of the July 2021 Intern Career Conference

Follow FSP Chicago on LinkedIn

Keep up with the latest news and events hosted by the Financial Services Pipeline Initiative by following us on LinkedIn.

2021 Annual Summit

Read the recap of the October 2021 Annual Summit

Learn about Financial Services Careers

Our Careers Toolkit offers resources for candidates and advisors alike.

Find Career and Internship Opportunities

Our Member firms are committed to diverse and inclusive work environments–and looking for talent just like you!

Make Connections at FSP Events

Collaborative events allow you to make connections with our network of recruiters and hiring managers.

Our Research

Update on Bridging the Diversity Gap

We are committed to diversity and inclusion in the Chicago area financial services industry.


Member Firm Testimonial

Rick Guzzo


“Launched with remarkable foresight, the FSP has sustained a data-driven, focused, and adaptive approach to changing the industry for the better.”

Member Firm Testimonial

John Rogers

Ariel Investments

“Baseball became a better sport once Jackie Robinson started to play. There‘s no question that diverse talent helps teams win. To create a more winning culture within your organization, search broadly and include women and people of color.”

Member Firm Testimonial

Dr. Helene Gayle

President and CEO,
Chicago Community Trust

“FSP shows what is possible when we work across private, non-profit and public sector to create positive social change. FSP members believe that diversity is core to their business success and are putting that belief into action.

Member Firm Testimonial

Fellicia Foster

Vice President & Head of Inclusion & Diversity,
BMO Harris

“At BMO, we are committed to addressing gaps in diverse representation within the financial services industry by cultivating relationships with talent in the market and creating opportunities across our organization. Our partnership with FSP enhances our engagement with diverse colleagues and communities which is key to achieving our vision of zero barriers to inclusion.”


Melissa Donaldson

SVP, Chief Diversity Officer,
Wintrust Financial Corp.

The FSP is an extraordinary display of competitive cooperation and collective effort among peer institutions.   As ‘Chicago’s Bank’, one of our goals is to diversify the banking experience.   The Summer Intern Career Conference and FSP Accelerate have provided prime opportunities to strengthen both the internal and external talent pipeline, therefore elevating our commitment.