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DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION

Exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at AlertMedia

What makes us different is what makes us great. We believe a diverse and inclusive environment is key to building a better, more sustainable business.

Our Commitment

We are dedicated to creating an environment where employees can bring their authentic selves to work. Regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, age, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation, we are strengthened by a workforce that embodies diversity in all its forms.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Team

  • Zakia Matthews
    Zakia Matthews
    Sr. Intelligence Analyst
    “Communicating important information is my life’s work. Letting others know that their needs and wants matter is my passion.”
  • Portia Smith
    Portia Smith
    Customer Operations Learning & Development Manager
    “I am proud to work at a company that is invested in DEI work beyond performative measures. I love that we make an effort to be reflective and find ways to move towards a more inclusive environment every single day.”
  • Michael Murad
    Michael Murad
    DevOps Engineer
    “We are all different and we are all unique. I’m proud to be a part of the AlertMedia DEI Team where we not only help create an inclusive environment but embrace one another’s uniqueness in the process.”
  • Mariana Prieto
    Mariana Prieto
    Customer Success Manager
    “I'm grateful to be part of an organization that values and celebrates diversity and is committed to providing access, opportunities, and education to ensure success for all. I'm excited to be a part of this diverse team to continue our efforts.”
  • Kathan Fish
    Kathan Fish
    Lead Global Intelligence Analyst
    “I’m excited to help create an equitable and inclusive environment with the DEI team that will grow and support every single person at AlertMedia. Our collective experiences drive systemic change and positively shape our culture.”
  • Elwin Hidalgo
    Elwin Hidalgo
    Sales Development Representative
    “As Michael Scott would say, 'The only time I set the bar low is for limbo. Always keep the bar raised no matter what.' Therefore, the bar remains high here at Alert Media for our DEI initiatives.”
  • Becky Zieber
    Becky Zieber
    Content Marketing Manager
    “The DEI team at AlertMedia works so hard to make sure that everyone, at our company and in our community, feels welcome, included, and celebrated. I'm so glad I work at a company that does its best to make sure everyone's voice is heard.”
  • Yordano Lopez
    Yordano Lopez
    Enterprise Implementation Manager
    “As Verna Myers said, ‘Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance.’ I’m passionate about ensuring AlertMedia is both diverse, inclusive, and equitable for all.”
  • Laura Woolford
    Laura Woolford
    Chief People Officer
    “Every employee should feel they can bring their whole self to work. Continuing to create an environment that is open, authentic, and promotes a culture of inclusion and belonging is important to our success.”
  • Tony Marco
    Tony Marco
    Director, Global Intelligence Team
    “I think each of us brings a unique voice to the table, and I'm proud to be a part of a team that is pushing to bring all those voices out. To quote Piglet from Winnie the Pooh, 'The things that make me different are the things that make me, me.' ”
  • Kaley Braunling
    Kaley Braunling
    University & DEI Specialist
    “It is important to me that our workplace provides visibility and opportunity to folks from all walks of life. I want us to reflect the beautifully diverse world we live in, and I'm grateful to work for a company that shares those values.”
  • Addison Leatherman
    Addison Leatherman
    Solutions Engineer
    “I feel so empowered by AlertMedia's dedication to high DEI standards. Being comfortable and open about who I am allows me to perform my best work, and I'm excited to further extend that openness to all members of the AlertMedia family and the community around us.”
  • Julia Perry
    Julia Perry
    Sr. Account Executive
    “Diversity is a fact. Equity is a choice. Inclusion is an action. Belonging is an outcome.”
  • Angie Julius
    Angie Julius
    Sr. Director of Diversity & Culture
    “We are better people when we promote inclusivity and celebrate diversity–in the workplace, in our lives, and in our communities.”

How We’re Taking Action

Words without action fall short of progress. Here are a few of the initiatives we have implemented at AlertMedia to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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    Inclusive Parental Leave
    Individual journeys to parenthood are very different. All employees—regardless of gender or family type—are eligible for our paid parental leave program.
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    Giveback Commitment
    Through both financial donations and paid volunteer time, we support organizations that help underserved and underrepresented members of our community.
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    Benchmarking and Training
    We routinely benchmark our progress toward a more inclusive workplace, using the results to enhance our diversity and unconscious bias training programs.

Accountability Starts With Transparency

We’re proud of the current AlertMedia team and everyone’s recognition that we can always get better at everything we do. By monitoring and publishing employee data, we can take meaningful steps to advance underrepresented groups within our employee population.
Gender Identity
Women represent 51% of our workforce, as well as 40% of our executive team and 56% of our management team.
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*Includes Not specified, Non-binary/Non-conforming. Smaller groups are grouped together to protect anonymity of our survey responses.
Race / Ethnicity
Employees from one or more underrepresented racial and/or ethnic backgrounds make up 28% of our workforce.
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*Includes Pacific Islander, Middle Eastern, Not specified. Smaller groups are grouped together to protect anonymity of our survey responses.
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“Kindness, equality, and respect underpin everything we do. We are committed to making a positive impact in the communities we call home and recognize that true change only comes from intentional, sustained action.”
Brian Cruver Founder & Executive Chairman
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