Black and Hispanic workers make headway as bank managers, but white people still dominate executive level jobs

Black and Hispanic workers make headway as bank managers, but white people still dominate executive level jobs

Mechelle Jacobs is a rarity in her profession and the community she serves.The 53-year-old Black woman is a Bank of America financial center manager in Gilbert, Arizona, a booming, wealthy suburb east of Phoenix.Black women, like Jacobs, account for just more than 4% of all management jobs among six of the largest U.S. banks, according to employment records obtained and compiled by USA TODAY. Further, she leads a branch in a community of roughly 250,000 residents where 73% of the population is white. That’s 13 percentage points higher than the national average, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Further, just 3% of Gilbert residents are Black, compared to 12% of the nation. 

Diversity in the financial sector, USA.

https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/money/2021/07/16/banks-diversity-black-hispanic-white-executives/7593523002/

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