Professionals Like You

Whether you’re an industry veteran or relatively new to your career, Baird opens a world of opportunities to apply your skills and grow professionally.

How do we attract the best and help good people thrive? We do it by giving our associates a culture based on respect, teamwork, integrity, client service, opportunities for growth, and a unique workplace consistently ranked among the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For®"


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We believe the way we do business is as important as the business we do. We’re committed to doing what is right for clients – period. We encourage open, candid communication with clients and across all business units and levels of the organization. This spirit of transparency and integrity transcends the organizational chart and ensures we deliver on “Great outcomes. Done well.”

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Today’s employees need flexibility in how and when they work. We understand the value of the work-life balance and offer flexible work arrangements, including non-traditional office hours and telecommuting. We’re happy to discuss our guidelines with serious candidates to help you explore various possibilities.

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Baird provides an environment in which associates can realize their full potential. We offer a range of professional development opportunities, as well as tuition reimbursement for continuing education.

Financial Advisors can qualify as Senior Investment Consultants through a program offered by Baird at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Baird also offers extended expatriate programs with our European offices for selected investment bankers. We help interested professionals become Financial Advisors through our Financial Advisor Training Program. Depending on your career path, opportunities for securities licensing and financial services designations may also be available.

And don’t forget about the value of working with and learning from some of the best people in the financial services business – from portfolio managers and equity analysts to international investment bankers and public finance professionals. In addition to working with these subject matter experts on a daily basis, you’ll have access to mentoring opportunities with senior leaders and structured internal professional development programs designed to foster continuous growth.

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As an employee-owned company, we control our own destiny. Building on more than nine decades of excellence and as a recognized leader in each of our five businesses, Baird has the strength and resources to continue our record of success. The firm has more than $94 billion in client assets as of March 31, 2012, and is among the top 30 wealth management companies in the United States, according to Barron’s. Overall, our unique culture helps sustain a remarkable level of enthusiasm for doing great work, as demonstrated by client satisfaction, continued third-party recognition and significant business growth over the last several years.