Baird Names Industry Veteran Carl Chaput Branch Manager of Reston Wealth Management Office

RESTON, Va., Feb. 10, 2014

Baird, an international, employee-owned wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm, announced today that it has added industry veteran Carl Chaput as Director, Branch Manager, in its Reston, Va., wealth management office. The office includes 20 wealth management professionals.

“We are very excited Carl has joined Baird as our Branch Manager in Reston,” said Bill Johnson, Regional Director for Baird’s Private Wealth Management group. “With his leadership and recruiting skills, Carl will help Baird increase its presence in the Washington DC area by attracting advisors who embrace Baird’s client-focused culture and who desire to work for a well-managed, privately held, employee-owned firm.”

Chaput joins Baird from UBS Financial Services, where he held leadership positions over the last 11 years and most recently served as complex director for the state of Virginia. He began his career as a financial advisor with the former Dean Witter Reynolds Securities before becoming an assistant branch manager in one of Morgan Stanley’s Boston offices. Chaput attended the University of New Hampshire. He lives in Virginia Beach, Va., and has two sons, Wesley and Cameron.

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 2,900 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird has more than $100 billion in client assets. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 9 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014 – its 11th 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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Nick Herff
Baird Public Relations