Inclusion and Diversity

Inclusion & Diversity

To.Get.There. Together.

Our mission at West Monroe Partners is to build the next generation of leaders – and Inclusion & Diversity is key to this mission. We know that an inclusive culture attracts and retains talent that enables us to create meaningful careers within West Monroe and the next generation of leaders. 

Although we may not always realize it, we know that we are not always as inclusive as we intend to be. Because of this, we accepted the challenge and are actively working on ways to build a more inclusive culture for everyone at West Monroe.

Diversity is a major success factor in our high performing organization, but diversity can only thrive in a workplace culture of inclusion. We’re committed to building it together. 

Partnering to Bring Diverse Talent to West Monroe

We know that there are no silver bullets for diversifying the workforce. That’s why we created partnerships to help us attract more diverse talent to West Monroe.


Ellevate is a global professional network for woman who create, inspire and lead. Their mission is to close the gender gap in business by providing women with a community to lean on.


Fairygodboss is a digital platform, geared towards women, that get hard-to ask questions answered. It helps women get the inside scoop on pay, corporate culture, benefits and work flexibility. They also offer company ratings, job listings, discussion boards and career advice.


Jumpstart is a diversity advisory firm identifying and developing highly skilled female and diverse professionals.

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is a an organization that aims to close the gender gap in technology.

A Conversation About Inclusion & Diversity

As we’ve grown to more than 950 people in 10 offices across the United States, fostering an inclusive environment becomes more challenging. Understanding that you cannot have diversity of thought, experience and approach without inclusion, we began a journey in 2016 to strengthen our culture of inclusion.

We launched a four-part series focused on what we hope will be an open conversation about inclusion first and foremost and, ultimately, diversity. To date, we've launched

Our Perspectives

Read our employees' perspectives on Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace by visiting our blog.

Empowering Women

We recognize the importance of investing in women employees and preparing them for leadership roles. That's why we launched a partnership with Ellevate Network - to help build the next generation of female leaders in the firm.

As a people-first organization, we know that the only way to get there, is TOGETHER. Watch how West Monroe worked together with Mallory to help her build a meaningful career while also having a fulfilled family life.

Health & well-being

  • Work/Life Employee Assistance
  • Medical PPO plan
  • Dental & vision plan
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Family paid leave
  • Generous PTO program ranges from 20 to 30 days per year depending on your career level
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Paid corporate holidays

Financial wellness

  • Competitive total compensation based on industry standards
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • 401 (k) plan 
  • Equity grants for every new hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Transportation benefits (where available)
  • Travel bonus program

Professional growth

  • Detailed career model with defining expectations for promotion and continued growth
  • Continuing Professional Education (CPE) program
  • Access to an array of training and development resources 
  • Unprecedented on-the-job experiences to develop your skills, assume greater responsibility and foster valuable business relationships
When Brad expanded his family, West Monroe worked with him to build a meaningful career that allowed him to spend less time on the road and more time with his family. This is Brad's story.

Flexible & supportive work environment

  • Offices close for a week during the holidays to give everyone a chance to truly recharge
  • Support and resources through major life events, including internal/external coaches, phased returns to work (as needed), and real-talk discussions with internal and external experts on challenging life topics
  • Mentorship and Career Boards to help you achieve professional and personal goals
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Dedicated resources to giving back to our external communities
  • Telecommuting options to support collaboration