Pride Perspectives

Harnessing the power of perspectives

Pride Perspectives – the biannual newsletter of the Pride Financial Advisors Network – was created to share the experiences and celebrate the victories of the LGBT+ community. Featuring everything from powerful stories of LGBT+ members, allies and advocates to exciting diversity and inclusion events and advice to amplify advisors’ success, Pride Perspectives is one more way Raymond James is creating the world we wish to see.

Latest Issue

Pride perspectives 2021

Stories of inclusion

Within the pages of the latest Pride Perspectives, you’ll discover Marta Shen’s inspirational story of breaking out of her comfort zone and into her most authentic self, first as a lawyer and then as a CPA and CFP® professional. The Pride Financial Advisors Network co-chair overcame professional and personal adversity to build a successful practice that spans the country. You’ll also hear from Tash Elwyn, the executive sponsor of Raymond James’ Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Council and a powerful ally for the LGBT+ community.

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Past issues

Summer 2021

Filled with stories from Pride Month and the inaugural Business of Pride Symposium, this issue features speakers Katie Sowers, Ash Beckham and Tom Hake’s life-changing path to founding PFAN.

Spring 2021

This debut issue details the inception of the Pride Financial Advisors Network where you’ll hear from Lynne Wright, an award-winning advocate for diversity and inclusion, and explore business growth opportunities.