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What We Value

Our values make us who we are

  • Accountability: We own our actions, deliver on our commitments, and actively support our Bank's goals.
  • Excellence: We perform our responsibilities with the highest standards of quality to achieve exceptional outcomes.
  • Inclusion: We embrace diverse talents and perspectives, support collaboration, and encourage the open exchange of ideas.
  • Innovation: We develop creative strategies and solutions in pursuit of continuous improvement.
  • Integrity: We are honest, respectful, and ethical in all aspects of our work.
  • Service: We commit to serve the public and to earn its trust and confidence every day.

Bankwide Inclusion

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is dedicated to sustaining an environment that values diversity. The Bank’s focus on diversity and inclusion means that both the organization and its employees, appreciate and respect those individual, personal, and organizational attributes that employees have in common as well as those that make us unique. The Cleveland Fed is committed to sustained diversity and inclusion.

Resource Network Groups

A Resource Network Group (RNG) is an organization of employees who identify with or have an affinity to a particular dimension of diversity. An RNG operates to support and develop its members and help the company achieve its business and employee goals (e.g., provide input on business initiatives, recruiting and retention strategies, and employee initiatives).

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has the following Resource Network Groups.


The CollaborAsians RNG provides a means to share knowledge, experiences, and perspectives regarding issues related to “Asian-ness” and the Asian culture.

Women Inspiring Leadership and Development

The mission of the Women Inspiring Leadership and Development (WILD) RNG is to identify topics of interest to Bank employees related to gender diversity, to coordinate events/activities to promote engagement around these topics, and to build relationships and share experiences within the coordinating group itself.

Strengthening Talented African American Resources

The mission of Strengthening Talented African American Resources (STAAR) is to be actively engaged in our Bank's success by supporting a culture that values differences and advocates awareness through open minds and inclusive attitudes.

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Allies

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Allies’ (LGBTA) RNG exists to support the LGBT community at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and to help the Bank become an employer of choice for the LGBT community.

Communities for Overcoming the Obstacles in Life

Communities for Overcoming the Obstacles in Life (COOL) exists to provide sharing support to coworkers and the Bank by breaking down biases, stereotypes and behaviors and building awareness and understanding through education.

Young Professionals Network

STRIVE is a resource network group open to all FRB Cleveland and System employees with a mission that focuses on three areas: Learning, Engagement, and Growth.


4VETS is a network that allows employees and family members with shared military backgrounds and interests to connect with colleagues inside and outside of their business lines to broaden personal and professional networks and support veterans in the district.

Resources, Outreach and Outlooks To Support

The ROOTS (Resources, Outreach and Outlooks To Support) Parents resource network group connects employees who have new, transitioning, or established families. ROOTS brings together a diverse assembly of parental caregivers (moms, dads, stepparents, foster parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and many others) that spans generations, with the main goal of providing information and education to those who have or care for children of any age.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the Bank to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Community outreach and volunteerism

As part of our nation’s central bank—public service is the foundation of the work we do. Want to give back to the community? We’ll help you get involved. Employee-led community volunteer program provides opportunities to pitch in and make a difference. Service is so important that the Cleveland Fed provide up to 16 hours of paid leave for employees to get involved in our program. From homework and resumes to community gardens and food pantries—giving back feels great.