The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is committed to implementing change for greater financial equity for underserved groups in Washington State.

What DFI Is Doing


DFI Co-Creating Solutions

We do the work together. Learn what we are doing and how to participate.

Learn about Co-Creating Solutions

Pro Equity Anti Racism

Pro-Equity Anti-Racism (PEAR)

Our commitment to how we do the work. State alignment and ensuring everyone who calls Washington home knows they belong here.

Learn about PEAR

Government to Government

Government to Government

DFI operates in a government to government relationship with sovereign Indian Tribes.

Learn about Government to Government

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Diverse Workforce

The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) values diversity and inclusion among our staff in carrying out our mission.

Learn about Diversity at DFI

Supplier Diversity

Supplier Diversity

Increasing contracting opportunities for minority, small, veteran and women’s business enterprises.

Learn about Supplier Diversity

Event Calendar

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Events

Upcoming diversity, equity, inclusion events.

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We Are DFI


Erin Lopez Nielsen, DEI Director
Phone: (360) 688-0004