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Fostering Future Leaders

See why Baird was recognized as one of the 2022 Best Workplaces for Millennials™ by Great Place to Work® and Fortune®.

Our Commitment in Action


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Gordon Pan Named to Crain’s “Notable Executives of Color in Finance”

Baird Capital’s President, Gordon Pan, was recently named to Crain’s Chicago Business’s 2022 list of Notable Executives of Color in Finance. Learn more about this recognition.

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Reflecting on Baird’s Multicultural Conference

Our associates look back on Baird’s inaugural Multicultural Conference.

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Empathy and Allyship

In this recent piece, John Taft, Vice Chair, reflects on his personal inclusion & diversity journey and the power of empathetic allyship.

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Baird’s Support of Springboard Foundation Provides Opportunities for Students

Learn about Baird's relationship with Springboard Foundation, which supports afterschool programs serving thousands of children in the Chicago area.

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Celebrating Pride Month

Baird joins the LGBTQ+ community and its allies in celebrating Pride. Our culture is built on embracing diversity, and we’re committed to fostering an environment where each of our associates can be their full, authentic selves.

Inclusion & Diversity at Baird

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The Baird Way

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.

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Our Inclusion & Diversity Statement

Our commitment to inclusion & diversity stems from our culture of integrity, genuine concern for others and respect for the individual.


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Associate Resource Groups

Led by our associates, these programs provide professional development, networking and community involvement opportunities for individuals passionate about key causes.

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We believe every associate matters and contributes to our success. Baird is committed to being a great place to work, including ensuring fair and equitable pay.

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