MILWAUKEE – The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced today Oshkosh Corporation has joined the organization as its newest gold member.
“We are proud to welcome Oshkosh Corporation to the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber as our newest gold member,” said Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “We’re excited to be working with such a well-known company like Oshkosh Corporation to build and strengthen Wisconsin’s diverse business community. We know that in order for companies to succeed, diversity and inclusion in the workplace is essential.”
“At Oshkosh Corporation, we believe in the power of a People First culture—a culture where every team member feels valued, respected and engaged. That starts with fostering diversity, equity and inclusion across the Company, embracing the power of individuality and unique perspectives to build a more connected culture and improve business performance,” said Tina Schoner, Oshkosh Corporation Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer. “Our focus on building a diverse and inclusive company is more than just a corporate goal—it’s a business imperative. We look forward to working with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber to strengthen the inclusive business community in Wisconsin.”
Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) makes innovative, mission-critical equipment to help everyday heroes advance communities around the world. Headquartered in Wisconsin, Oshkosh Corporation employs nearly 15,000 team members worldwide, all united behind a common cause: to make a difference in people’s lives. Focused on building a more inclusive company, Oshkosh Corporation has also launched multiple employee business resource groups including the Oshkosh Pride & Equality Network (OPEN). OPEN works to create an environment of fairness and equality by bringing visibility to the challenges and successes of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies, creating an environment that embraces different perspectives and advancing the Company’s People First culture through the power of inclusion.
Oshkosh Corporation joins more than 40 other corporations as a gold member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber. Gold members receive a listing in the online business directory, invitation to all Chamber events, and a seat on the Chamber’s Leadership Council.