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Message from CEO, Linn Evans

We are focused on diversity at Black Hills Energy to ensure that employees from all backgrounds are successful, with a committed approach for groups that are underrepresented today. By doing so, we will fulfill our vision of creating a thriving workforce, which is best able to support our communities, our customers and our shareholders. We acknowledge and believe in the transformative power of diversity, inclusion, and belonging. By actively engaging different perspectives, we challenge and stretch our thinking which enriches the experiences of our employees and customers, while adding shareholder value.

We’re committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve, and an equitable and inclusive culture for all. We recognize that each of our team members brings unique and valuable experiences, perspectives, and talents to the organization. With our value of respect as our guiding force, we actively engage all employees in creating a culture of belonging where every team member can bring the best parts of themselves to work and is enabled to reach their full potential while contributing to better business outcomes. Some of the ways we focus on building a culture of belonging include:

  • Attracting and engaging a diverse workforce
  • Continuously evaluating our systems and processes to ensure an equitable experience for all
  • Supporting and engaging employees through our employee resource groups
  • Embracing all aspects of diversity to create a high performing workforce
  • Doing business with diverse suppliers
  • Creating an exceptional customer experience for our increasingly diverse customer base
  • Forming meaningful community partnerships with diverse organizations

Creating a sense of belonging for all

Employee Resource Groups

Our employee resource groups (ERGs) are a vital part of our culture of belonging. Each group is employee-led, and we support several ERGs based on shared characteristics and interests. No matter your background, there's a group for you. Are ERGs include:

  • Aspire, our women’s resource group
  • New Connections, our resource groups for new employees within their first year of service
  • The Multicultural Team, our resource group for racially/ethnically diverse employees
  • The Veterans Engagement Team (VET), our resource group for military personnel and Veterans.   
  • The Analytics Community of Practice, for current and aspiring data and analytics professionals
  • The Project Management Interest Group, for current and aspiring project management professionals

    Retain and develop top talent

    Employee resource groups (ERGs) are a vital part of our culture. They create community for underrepresented groups, foster belonging, and help us stay focused on how to best support employees across our company. We are proud of our women’s resource group, Aspire and our veteran and military resource group, VET and appreciate and value all of the great work they are doing in our company.