MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce announced that We Energies is joining as a gold founding member.
“We couldn’t be prouder to welcome We Energies as our newest gold member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber,” 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 We Energies 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.”
“We’re thrilled to partner with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber as their newest gold founding member,” said Joan Shafer, Executive Vice President – Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness of WEC Energy Group. “We Energies is committed to building an inclusive work environment that embraces all of our employees and their diverse experiences. We know that our partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber will allow us to support our existing LGBT and allied employees, recruit diverse talent from around the globe, and grow our base of suppliers. We look forward to a strong and impactful relationship over the years to come.”
We Energies provides electric service to customers in portions of Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. They also serve natural gas customers in Wisconsin and steam customers in downtown Milwaukee.
Gold founding membership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber includes a listing in the Business Directory and a seat on the Chamber’s Corporate Leadership Advisory Council.
“We look forward to a long partnership with We Energies and are thankful for their support of the LGBT community,” added Rae.
The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, corporations and professionals throughout the state of Wisconsin. It offers networking opportunities, business development efforts within the LGBT community, and educational programming to its members. The organization has more than 500 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.