Baird Opens Charlotte Wealth Management Office With Four Advisors

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 26, 2010
Landrum HendersonBaird, an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm, has added four financial advisors and opened the firm’s first wealth management office in Charlotte, N.C. The Parrott, Forbes & Floyd Group brings 100 years of combined industry experience to Baird and collectively oversees more than $350 million in client assets. Baird’s Charlotte office is currently located at 5605 Carnegie Blvd., but will relocate permanently to the Piedmont Row complex later this year.

The following financial advisors have joined Baird:
  • Michael C. Parrott, CIMA®, Senior Vice President
  • Charles S. Forbes, CIMA®, CRPS®, Vice President
  • Trea Floyd, CFP®, Vice President
  • James Bunting, Financial Advisor
The advisors are joined by Registered Client Relationship Associate Kristy H. Williams and Client Relationship Assistant Linda E. Hawkins. The office also includes Branch Manager Landrum Henderson and Client Relationship Assistant Lori Hahm.

“I couldn’t be more pleased to welcome Mike, Chuck, Trea, Jim, Kristy and Linda to Baird,” Henderson said. “Widely recognized as a well established and highly respected team, they will be instrumental in establishing a wealth management presence for Baird in Charlotte.”

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 more than $58 billion in client assets as of March 31, 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 2,400 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird oversees and manages client assets of more than $78 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:
Amy Nutter
Baird Public Relations
(414) 765-3988