MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce welcomes Rexnord Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, as the organization’s newest gold founding member. Rexnord has been a regular corporate member of the LGBT Chamber for the past year.
“We are honored that Rexnord Corporation has decided to increase its investment and partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber and become our newest gold member,” said Jason Rae, President & CEO of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce. “For the last year, it has been great to partner with Rexnord, particularly through our newly formed Manufacturing Council, which is focused on increasing diversity and inclusion within the manufacturing and industrial sector.”
“We are excited to become the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber’s newest gold founding member,” said Angela Hersil, Corporate Communications and Community Affairs Director for Rexnord. “Rexnord Corporation truly values a diverse and inclusive business community and we are committed to building that inclusive environment for our employees. We have enjoyed our partnership for the past year and are excited what an expanded partnership with the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber will allow us to accomplish.”
Rexnord is a multiplatform industrial leader comprised of two strategic platforms, Process & Motion Control and Water Management, with approximately 7,000 employees worldwide. The Process & Motion Control platform designs, manufactures, markets and services specified, highly-engineered mechanical components used within complex systems. The Water Management platform designs, procures, manufactures and markets products that provide and enhance water quality, safety, flow control and conservation.
As a gold founding member of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber, Rexnord receives a seat on the Chamber’s Leadership Advisory Council and Manufacturing Council, as well as other benefits over the regular corporate level.
“We are thankful for Rexnord’s continued commitment to developing a pro-fairness business community in Wisconsin,” added Rae. “They are helping lead the way in Wisconsin.”
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 600 members from around the state. In 2015, the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce received the National Chamber of the Year Award from the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC). More information can be found online at: www.wislgbtchamber.com.