We rely on diverse perspectives, thoughts, backgrounds and cultures to fuel our innovation and growth. We are committed to creating a climate of inclusion where all employees have an opportunity to contribute, feel valued and have a sense of belonging. Our Inclusion & Diversity Framework outlines the four goals we work toward every day and the actions we’re taking to accomplish them.

Learn more about Tillamook’s plans to commit & act.


Build conscious inclusion

To create a culture where everyone feels valued, we prioritize engaging and educating employees so they can model inclusive behavior. We’re doing this by:

Incorporate diversity of people & perspectives

With a goal of reflecting diversity of our communities in our workforce, we are working to invite diverse talent to join our teams. We are accomplishing this by:

Increase cultural agility

By equipping our people with cultural agility, they have the tools to genuinely care for each other and create a culture where each person feels a sense of belonging. Educating ourselves on unconscious bias also helps leaders learn how to support diverse teams. We are increasing cultural agility by:

Create social impact on business & community

Beyond our employees, we strive to have an impact on racial, economic and geographic disparities in our communities. We’re doing this by:


Tillamook’s President and CEO Patrick Criteser and Executive Vice President of People & Culture Sheila Murty are co-executive sponsors of our commitment to building an inclusive culture and a workplace where people can thrive and feel a sense of belonging. They hold us accountable and frequently communicate the importance of this commitment. Our president & CEO also took the CEO Action Pledge to advance inclusion and diversity in the workplace.

Patrick Criteser

"We are doubling down on our commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace where employees feel their voices are heard and that they matter. And we will keep prioritizing our work on raising our collective awareness through educating, acknowledging and speaking up when we see words or actions that are inconsistent with fostering an inclusive culture." Read more from Patrick Criteser.

Sheila Murty

“There isn’t a more important time to be vigilant when it comes to intentionally strengthening our workplace culture, and especially fostering inclusion and helping each person feel a sense of belonging. In times like this, we have to focus on what we can do, each of us in our own way. We have the incredible opportunity to be better as people and to emerge with an even stronger bond with each other. Now is the time for leaders to double down on inclusion.” Read more from Sheila Murty.