PhoenixTeam is committed to promoting a workplace culture that embraces and is empowered by our core values, including, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our DEI team goals are to:

  1. Offer resources to explain the importance of diversity and inclusion from both a moral and a business perspective.
  2. Advance PhoenixTeam’s diversity and inclusion policies, along with the number of diverse candidates hired.
  3. Discover and implement engaging and collaborative opportunities to have open discussions regarding concerns in relation to diversity and inclusion.
  4. Create support and understanding between all Phoenix employees.

PhoenixTeam’s DEI team recently held its first ever Dinner, Drinks and DEI workshop! This interactive workshop focused on the Hispanic and Latinx communities to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15- Oct. 15). The team discussed several topics surrounding the Hispanic and Latinx communities and several PhoenixTeam members shared their personal experiences.

We asked two of our Team Members to share their thoughts on the first ever workshop, here is what they had to say:

Claudia Trodden
Why did you want to participate in our first DEI workshop? 
I was very excited to see how the first Phoenix Team workshop would look like, and I was very impressed!

Tell us about your experience. What was a highlight moment of the Workshop that really stood out to you?
Haleigh did an amazing job! The research and the time she invested to educate the team on things that I wasn’t aware of.

What was one thing you learned that you could implement moving forward. 
One of the things that resonated with me was Halloween, the fact that now I’m more conscious about costume picking to make sure it doesn’t offend anybody, especially in the crazy times we live in.

What about this workshop inspired you? 
To be more curious, there are things out there that we don’t know of, if we do the research we will find things that make us proud as part of that culture, diversity in an amazing thing and learning from it is a great enrichment!

Robert Stockdale

Why did you want to participate in our first DEI workshop?
Learn more about teammates and the challenges they face daily.

Tell us about your experience. What was a highlight moment of the Workshop that really stood out to you?
Ricky sharing his experiences and the value of family.

What was one thing you learned that you could implement moving forward.
Keep the focus of making the world a better place and the importance of culture.

What about this workshop inspired you?
Always  keep improving daily and openness.