The Big Q: What's your favorite part of your job?

Associate D DerisWe asked associates to share what they love most about what they do here at Raymond James.

D Deris, a manager within our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion group shared: “One of the best things that I love at Raymond James is the ability to engage with associates across all geographical locations to really understand what they do and how they allow others to have a sense of belonging and thriving as well.”

“Even as a remote employee, my fellow associates really help me feel included and part of the team,” said Lisa Jerdan, a Compliance director.

And Simon Kho, vice president and head of Campus Recruiting shared: “We get to build the future of the company.”

Hear from these associates and more in this episode of The Big Q.


Special thanks to our Big Q participants:

  • Nicole Hisler, Senior Vice President and Director of Charitable Solutions
  • Katy Barrett, Director, Field Engagement at Raymond James Bank
  • D Deris, Manager, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Lisa Jerdan, Director, Compliance
  • Simon Kho, Vice President, Head of Campus Recruiting
  • Episode Host: Shereen McCall, Internal Communications Manager


As a people-centered firm, our associates and advisors are the heart of Raymond James.

They're the builders of our culture. The innovators who drive our business forward. The ones who make Raymond James a place where good people grow.

Follow along as we highlight
our stories and celebrate our firm's unique culture.