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Crain's New York Business is proud to announce Crain's 2022 Notable Diverse Leaders in Banking & Finance, a special editorial feature within our print edition on Monday, March 28, 2022 and online (crainsnewyork.com) that will profile accomplished executives. Your company, and its executives, are invited to submit a nomination that will help us determine this year's honorees. The special section will recognize individuals and organizations for their success and accomplishments during the last 18 months.

The deadline to nominate an individual for this feature is Friday, February 11, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST.


Nomination forms must be completed and submitted by Friday, February 11, 2022 to be considered. All required sections of the form must be completed for consideration. Please note incomplete answers may result in disqualification. 

You will be required to upload a high-resolution digital headshot (300 dpi minimum) of your nominee and include a link to an online published bio such as LinkedIn during this process. Self-nominations are accepted.

Honoree profiles in the published section will be created using the information supplied in the nomination form. We will not accept revised nomination forms, so take care that what you provide is accurate. Honoree profiles will not be provided for review before the section publishes. Crain's editorial staff holds full rights to edit information provided to meet style and editorial standards as well as space limitations. Do not submit information that is subject to change by the March 28, 2022 publishing date. Do not submit information you consider to be confidential. 

Important criteria for consideration. 

  • Must be employed at a banking or financial institution (brokerage, asset manager, insurance, venture capital, etc.)
  • Individuals nominated must self-identify as representing diversity in the workplace—including women, people with disabilities, African Americans, Latinos, Asians and other underrepresented groups
  • Must have at least 10 years of experience in financial services  
  • Must serve as a role model or mentor to others in the profession or their community 

Honoree profiles in the published feature will be based on information supplied in the nomination form. A reminder: The content is subject to editing by Crain's New York Business staff to meet style and editorial standards.

The submission deadline is Friday, February 11, 2022. Please fully complete all fields in the nomination form and click submit once complete.

Crain's New York Business will publish this year's special section in the March 28, 2022 print edition and online at crainsnewyork.com. Individuals chosen to be featured in the section will be notified by Crain's New York Business approximately three weeks prior to publication. 

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If you experience any issues while submitting a nomination or have questions regarding the nomination criteria, please email us at notables@crainsnewyork.com

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