U.S. Bank and Enterprise Community Partners announce $30M racial equity bond to support housing developers of color

U.S. Bank and Enterprise Community Partners (Enterprise) partnered on the issuance of an innovative bond designed for targeted and measurable racial equity results. The bond was issued by Enterprise Community Loan Fund, Enterprise’s Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and the $30 million bond will help to provide loans to Black, Brown, Indigenous and people of […]

U.S. Bank-Elavon VP Terra Wallace leads investments in Black businesses

Rolling out sat down with Terra Wallace, vice president of education and engagement for U.S. Bank-Elavon, to discuss her leadership initiative to support Black businesses and communities. The Fortune 500 company announced a $450,000 investment in the Russell Innovation Center for Entrepreneurs. Can you share with us a little bit about the journey and how […]

US Bank commits $25M microbusiness fund for women of color business owners

U.S. Bank announced details of its U.S. Bank Access Commitment, a long-term approach bringing the strengths of U.S. Bancorp Community Development Corporation (USBCDC), corporate social responsibility and its business lines, to help build wealth while redefining how the bank serves diverse communities and provides more opportunities for diverse employees. Access Commitment will focus on three […]

U.S. Bank outlines details of $15 million Rebuild and Transform Fund

The U.S. Bank Foundation fund supports leaders of color and addresses inequities, with initial $5 million going toward Twin Cities U.S. Bank announced today details of a $15 million Rebuild and Transform Fund, which will help small businesses impacted by civil unrest and support organizations working to address systemic economic and racial inequities. The U.S. […]

Bernice King discusses continuing her father’s legacy with U.S. Bank and Elavon

To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, U.S. Bank, and its subsidiary Elavon launched a new African American business resource group chapter and presented a special program to honor the civil rights leader’s legacy. The program featured a fireside conversation between chapter president and Elavon vice president of education and engagement Terra Wallace and the […]

U.S. Bank takes lead in program to strengthen and grow minority banks

A very important document was signed on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at the new Conrad Hotel in the nation’s capital. As the National Bankers Association, which dubs itself “the voice of minority banking since 1927,” was kicking off its 92nd annual convention, just down the hall in the Canvass Boardroom, Kenneth Kelly, CEO of First […]

U.S. Bank takes lead in program to strengthen and help minority banks grow

A very important document was signed on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, at the new Conrad Hotel in the nation’s capital. As the National Bankers Association which dubs itself  “The voice of minority banking since 1927,” was kicking off its 92nd annual convention, just down the hall in the Canvass Boardroom, Kenneth Kelly, CEO of First […]

U.S. Bank’s $1M investment in Smithsonian’s NMAAHC is real corporate citizenship

U.S. Bank’s $1 million investment in the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) demonstrates its continued evolution as a great corporate citizen through diversity and community development. With this five-year gift, it will also join the prestigious Corporate Leadership Council, a community of engaged corporate donors whose values reflect a commitment to […]

US Bank exec Gregory Cunningham is living legacy of service for his children

Gregory Cunningham is vice president of global inclusion and diversity for U.S. Bank in Minneapolis. He is also active in his community, serving as co-chair of the United Negro College Fund’s Minnesota campaign. The Pittsburgh native has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from UNCF member school Clark Atlanta University and an MBA from Fordham University. […]

US Bank’s Black history program reaches young entrepreneurs

U.S. Bank did a phenomenal job of recognizing Black History Month through the empowering efforts of their annual Black history program that saluted businesses and touted the impact of community banking. Greg Cunningham, VP, and head of diversity and inclusion, was one of the many high-level U.S. Bank officials who were present and willing to reach out to […]

US Bank’s Jennie Carlson talks diversity and inclusion

Jennie Carlson is executive vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer (CHRO) at U.S. Bancorp. With over 25 years of experience at U.S. Bank, with the last 15 as CHRO, she oversees compensation, employee benefits, employee relations, payroll and all other human resources-related activities. She is also a member of the U.S. […]

US Bank VP Damon Jenkins highlights the importance of diversity and inclusion

Damon Jenkins, vice president, in-store district manager at U.S. Bank, has been in banking for a decade. Rolling out recently caught up with Jenkins and he spoke with us about the importance of diversity and inclusion, how technology plays a role in his position and what qualities and skills his team looks for when hiring. […]

U.S. Bank recognized by ‘Forbes’ as a best employer for diversity

Forbes magazine has released its inaugural, first-ever list of top employers based on employee surveys, reputation research and public diversity leadership data. Forbes worked with research firm Statista to compile the definitive list. Making the list is U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest bank in the United States. “Diversity and inclusion are defining characteristics of our company and culture,” says […]

Minnesota’s Twin Cities invest in greatness

Minneapolis is set to host Super Bowl LII on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, at U.S. Bank Stadium. It’s only the second Super Bowl in Minneapolis, which previously hosted Super Bowl XXVI in 1992 at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, which was torn down in 2013. History makers understand how to create something distinctive and different. And Minneapolis is […]

Performance coach Jeannine K. Brown helps increase competence

Everyday Lead CEO Jeannine K. Brown is working to not only boost corporate employees’ moral, but she is also making sure businesses truly understand the value of diversity. While attending an event with the NABA Twin Cities chapter in Minnesota, rolling out caught up with Brown to learn how diversity can make or break a […]

U.S. Bank HR executive Ken Charles discusses finding your North Star

When U.S. Bank’s administrators selected Ken Charles to lead their global talent strategy, it’s because they had full confidence he would “continue to foster an inclusive and collaborative environment where people want to work and employees want to stay.” Charles joined U.S. Bank from General Mills, where he was responsible for recruiting, culture and engagement, and […]