Diversity & Inclusion

At Legg Mason, we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential to our success as an organization, since our business benefits from sharing different perspectives, a breadth of experience and a constantly renewable source of energy and ideas.

Legg Mason is proud to be a diverse company that promotes respect, integrity and teamwork and encourages new ideas and perspectives.

Our managers and associates around the world, foster, support and value a diverse and inclusive workforce, through recruitment and retention programs, as well as through training and mentoring.


Profiles in Diversity Journal named Mary Jane McQuillen, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of ClearBridge Investments ESG Investment Program, as an award winner in its "Women Worth Watching" feature for 2015.

The annual awards recognize and honor the significant professional and personal achievements of women in business.

Joyce Ulrich, CIO and Chair of Legg Mason’s Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council (DILC), was recognized as a 2015 Diversity Leader by Profiles in Diversity Journal. The Journal cited Joyce as someone who guides her organization in “advancing the evolution of diversity and inclusion.”

Diversity and inclusion programs under Joyce’s leadership include the following:

  • Seven Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Diversity and Inclusion Week Employee Resource Group Open House
  • DILC Lecture Series
  • SIFMA Award-winning Board Leadership Program
  • 2013 Greater Baltimore Committee/Mayor’s Business Award-winning Workplace Mentoring Program in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters and Patterson High School
Read the article about Joyce

Profiles in Diversity Journal

Profiles in Diversity Journal also recognized Omar Taymes, Director and Head of Inbound Sales in its Hispanic Heritage feature which highlighted how the values of his heritage have fueled his success.

Read Omar's profile