Baird Adds Industry Veteran Douglas Mabie in Chicago

CHICAGO, April 24, 2012

Baird, an international, employee-owned wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm, announced today that it has added industry veteran Douglas W. Mabie to the firm’s Chicago wealth management office. He joins Baird as a Managing Director. He is joined by Registered Client Relationship Specialists Jennifer Krohn and Kate Pawela.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Doug to our Private Wealth Management business and to Baird,” said Frank Moroni, Branch Manager of Chicago Private Wealth Management. “With his extensive industry experience, high integrity, and appreciation for Baird’s unique culture, he will provide tremendous breadth and depth to the wealth management office in Chicago.”

Mabie began his career nearly 24 years ago with William Blair’s private investor department. He most recently worked with William Blair’s Investment Management division as a portfolio manager. He holds a B.A. from Denison University and an M.B.A. from Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management.

Committed to his community, Mabie founded the Springboard Foundation in 1996, which supports small, not-for-profit educational organizations in at-risk communities. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees for North Shore Country Day School. Previously, he served on the Denison University President’s Leadership Council and on the Board of Directors for the Midwestern chapter of the U.S. Committee for UNICEF. He lives in Winnetka, Ill. with wife and three children.

About Baird
Baird is an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has more than 2,700 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird oversees and manages client assets of more than $87 billion. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 21 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2012 – its ninth consecutive year on the list. Baird’s principal operating subsidiaries are Robert W. Baird & Co. in the United States and Robert W. Baird Group Ltd. in Europe. Baird also has an operating subsidiary in Asia supporting Baird’s private equity operations. For more information, please visit Baird’s Web site at

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Baird Public Relations