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Peter S. Kies Managing Director Head of Equity Capital Markets, Head of Technology & Services Investment Banking

 Peter Kies is a Managing Director in Baird’s Global Investment Banking business where he is the Head of Equity Capital Markets and Head of Technology & Services Investment Banking. In his 25+ years at Baird, Peter has held several leadership positions, including Co-Head of Equity Capital Markets, Chairman of the Investment Banking and firm-wide Recruiting Committees, member of the Investment Committee of the Baird Venture Fund and a Director of the Baird Foundation. He has built and led several investment banking industry teams and has extensive experience in originating and executing mergers, acquisitions and equity transactions across a wide range of industries. Peter is a member of the Investment Banking Management Committee and Chairman of the Equity Capital Markets Committee.

Prior to joining Baird in 1992, Peter was a Director of Investments for The Equitable and on the staff of Governor Tommy Thompson. Peter received his Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a member of the University of Wisconsin Foundation Board of Directors.