Baird Small Cap Value Strategy Profiled in Cincinnati Business Courier

December 4, 2013

Michelle StevensBaird Investment Management Senior Portfolio Manager Michelle Stevens and the Baird Small Cap Value Fund were profiled in the Cincinnati Business Courier on December 4. The article highlights Michelle’s professional background, Baird’s small cap value investing strategy and a Cincinnati-based company in which the fund currently invests.

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