HOUSTON – March 14, 2019 – Baird, an employee-owned, international wealth management, asset management, investment banking/capital markets, and private equity firm, today announced that it has added Justin Nichols, Director, Financial Advisor, to its Houston-Memorial wealth management office (945 Bunker Hill Road). He is joined by Angela Wingfield, Client Specialist.
Nichols, an industry veteran, brings more than 20 years of experience to Baird. He is a graduate of University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications. Nichols is an active member of the Houston community, where he resides with and his wife, Courtenay, and three children.
Nichols’ addition comes on the heels of the announcement that Hilliard Lyons agreed to join Baird. In addition, Baird added 62 financial advisors to its Private Wealth Management group in 2018, the majority of whom are industry veterans. Baird also added new wealth management offices in Abilene, Texas; Anchorage, Alaska; Ann Arbor, Mich.; Durango, Colo.; Elgin, Ill.; St. Louis, Mo.; Sun City and Tucson, Ariz.; and Toledo, Ohio.
Baird’s Private Wealth Management business encompasses more than 890 financial advisors serving clients through 98 locations in 30 states, and has client assets of $140 billion.
Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019, Baird is an employee-owned, international wealth management, asset management, investment banking/capital markets, and private equity firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Baird has approximately 3,500 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients and $208.2 billion in client assets as of Dec. 31, 2018. Committed to being a great workplace, Baird ranked No. 16 on FORTUNE’s 2019 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Baird is the marketing name of Baird Financial Group. Baird’s principal operating subsidiaries are Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated in the United States and Robert W. Baird Group Ltd. in Europe. Baird also has an operating subsidiary in Asia supporting Baird’s investment banking and private equity operations. For more information, please visit Baird’s website at www.rwbaird.com.
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