Jan Bartholomew
Jan R. Bartholomew Managing Director

Jan joined Baird in 2014 after 25 years with RBC Capital Markets, where she was a Managing Director. Prior to RBC, she worked at Underwood, Neuhaus & Co. for 13 years.  Throughout her career, she has completed more than 2,500 transactions and represented over 250 special districts in the Houston, Austin, Boerne, and Dallas-Fort Worth areas.  Jan specializes in Texas special districts including, municipal utility districts, levee improvement districts, municipal management districts and improvement districts.  She has provided financial advisory services to several master-planned communities including, but not limited to, The Woodlands, Sienna Plantation, Clear Lake City Water Authority, Springwoods Village, Towne Lake, Pomona, Riverstone, Woodforest, Paloma Creek, Heartland and Savannah.  In addition, she has worked with major water authorities tasked with providing surface water to the Houston area, such as the West Harris County Regional Water Authority and the San Jacinto River Authority. Jan currently resides in Houston and graduated with honors from the University of Houston with her BBA in finance.  Jan serves on the Board of the Utility District Advisory Corporation (“UDAC”), and for Girls, Inc. of Greater Houston. Jan is a member of the Association of Water Board Directors and a member of the Urban Land Institute.