Baird adds veteran financial advisor team, opens new Wealth Management office in Sioux City

Addition of New Midwest Branch Underscores Firm’s Continued Growth and Success

SIOUX CITY, Iowa, Nov. 30, 2010
Baird today announced that it has added a veteran financial advisor team, The Stuck Layman Rose Group, and opened a new wealth management office in Sioux City, Iowa. The group includes Financial Advisors Mark D. Stuck, Senior Vice President; Jay D. Layman, Senior Vice President; and Gail M. Bivens-Rose, CFP®, Senior Vice President. They are joined by Registered Client Relationship Associate Barbara J. Graham.

Stuck will serve as Branch Manager of the new wealth management office located at 600 4th Street. The four wealth management professionals have more than 60 years of combined financial services industry experience.

The new talent and location builds on Baird’s current presence in Iowa, which includes offices in Cedar Rapids, Davenport and West Des Moines. The announcement also demonstrates the continued growth and success of Baird, an international, employee-owned wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm.

“We are thrilled to welcome The Stuck Layman Rose Group to Baird,” said Erik Dahlberg, Managing Director and Regional Director for Baird’s Private Wealth Management group. “These well-respected and talented financial professionals are a great addition to the firm and establishing our new Sioux City office underscores our commitment to offer leading-edge wealth management solutions to individual clients and families in the Midwest and beyond.”

Mark Stuck, Branch Manager and Senior Vice President added, “We’re very excited to be joining the Baird family. Baird offered the right combination of size, culture and products to help us meet the increasingly complex service needs of our clients.”

Baird’s Private Wealth Management business continues to grow around the country: About Baird Private Wealth Management
Using a consultative approach, Baird’s more than 650 Financial Advisors deliver comprehensive wealth management solutions to clients nationwide. They have the resources to oversee the complete financial picture for high-net-worth families and individuals with complex financial needs. Baird Financial Advisors managed and oversaw nearly $59 billion in client assets as of September 30, 2010.

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 2,500 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird oversees and manages client assets of nearly $75 billion. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked number 11 on FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2010 – its seventh 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

For additional information contact:
Eileen Force
Baird Public Relations