Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Our DEI Mission

To foster, cultivate, and preserve a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Maxwell Locke & Ritter.

Our DEI Vision

To support Maxwell Locke & Ritter’s vision to be a great place to work by embracing our people’s differences in race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or marital status, physical and mental ability, religion, age, and other characteristics that make our people unique.

Areas of Focus


Trainings on topics such as “Conversations on Implicit Bias”, “The Leadership Imperative of Diversity & Inclusion”, “Cultivating Inclusion with Courageous Conversations” and “Effective Interview Strategies”


Events such as Lunar New Year Celebration, Juneteenth Luncheon, and Dia De Los Muertos Sugar Skull Decorating

Partnerships and Sponsorships

Partnerships and sponsorships of Breakthrough Central Texas, AICPA Foundation, the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting at the University of Texas, and the LGBT Chamber Education Fund


Volunteering with organizations serving underrepresented groups such as Meals on Wheels, Mobile Loaves & Fishes, CASA of Travis County, and many others

Interactive Offerings

Interactive offerings such as podcast lunch and learns, film discussion groups, monthly Teams chats, and opportunities to contribute to our quarterly newsletter