Baird Adds Veteran Advisor McHugh in Denver Wealth Management Office

Denver, April 7, 2015 - Baird, an international, employee-owned wealth management, cpaital markets, private equity and asset management firm, announced today that it has added Michael McHugh as Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor, in its Denver wealth management office. McHugh joins Baird from Charles Schwab, where he began his career as a financial advisor in 1996. He holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Arizona State University and currently resides in Denver with his wife Sarah.

"Mike is a strong addition to our growing team here in Denver," said Steve Binder, Director of the Colorado Market for Baird. "His commitment to achieving the best outcomes for his clients and appreciation for our firm's unique culture make him a great fit for Baird."

Baird's wealth management business encompasses more than 800 financial advisors serving clients through more than 80 offices in 26 states, and has client assets of more than $100 billion. Last year, Baird acquired the former McAdams Wright Ragen, Inc. (MWR), an investment firm headquartered in Seattle. As a result, more than 80 financial advisors from six offices in Washington state (Anacortes, Bellevue, Mount Vernon, Seattle, Spokane and Yakima) and one office in Portland, Ore., joined Baird.



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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 3,100 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird has more than $145 billion in client assets. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 5 on FORTUNE's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2015 – its 12th 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 investment banking and private equity operations. For more information, please visit Baird's Web site at\


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