Inclusion & Diversity at Baird
Since 1919, we've championed a set of values that underpin our unique culture and approach to business – and today, help guide us on our inclusion & diversity journey.
Our commitment to inclusion & diversity stems from our culture of integrity, genuine concern for others and respect for the individual.
Led by our associates, these programs provide professional development, networking and community involvement opportunities for individuals passionate about key causes.
Our Commitment in Action
In a March 22 Crain’s Chicago Business roundtable discussion, Ashley Price, Baird’s Private Wealth Management Diversity Talent Advisor, shared insights on eliminating bias in attracting, hiring and retaining a more diverse pool of talent.
Baird scored 100% on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, earning recognition as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
Our clients and associates benefit from Mary Ellen Stanek’s leadership, expertise and advocacy – which is why she’s one of Barron’s most influential women in our industry.
We're proud to partner with programs like Seattle's Rainier Scholars, a unique mentoring program for students of color.
Baird's Chief Risk Officer shares his perspective on innovation, preparation and giving back.