State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Culture

Madison, Wis.

To be a trusted and skilled global investment organization contributing to strong financial futures for the beneficiaries of the funds entrusted to us.

Mission

SWIB will be an innovative, agile, integrated organization that optimizes investment returns while managing risk and cost over the long term.

Vision

Values are the fundamental beliefs of our organization. They are guiding principles that explain our desired behaviors in the workplace and ensure we are on the right path. We believe in these values and will uphold them.​

  • People - We believe people are the core of SWIB's mission. We value our people beyond their work, and encourage intellectual curiosity, transparency, candor, and respect. We're passionate about recruiting, developing, and retaining our talent. We respect, appreciate, and accept all SWIB employees and are committed to cultivating and preserving a diverse and inclusive workplace.

  • Excellence - We strive to exceed expectations and take pride in the quality of our work. We are motivated to continually improve and expand our viewpoints. We are results focused and process driven.

  • Integrity - We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards in meeting our fiduciary duty. We maintain our internal and external relationships on a solid foundation of trust, dependability, accountability, and openness. 

  • Innovation - We believe innovation is critical to SWIB's success and requires each person to have a genuine interest in creativity, prudently embrace change, and challenge the norm.

  • Collaboration - We operate as one team, seeking ways to contribute our individual talents toward achieving our shared mission. We value diverse ideas and recognize that thoughtful collaboration requires commitment, openness, preparation, and hard work.

Values