Baird is committed to inclusion & diversity for our clients, our associates and the communities where we live and work. We view inclusion & diversity as an ongoing journey – one of shared responsibility, continuous improvement and a focus on progress.

We invite you to join us as we work together to foster an environment where diversity unites rather than divides us.

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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.

Our Commitment in Action


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Mary Ellen Stanek Among Barron’s 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance

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.

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