Mark joins Baird from Huntington Capital Markets, where he managed the firm’s operations in Texas. Prior to joining Huntington, Mark was the manager of Southwest Public Finance at Banc of America and has also held banking positions at RBC Capital Markets and Morgan Keegan (now Raymond James). He brings more than 30 years of public finance experience to Baird and will focus on local and state governments, state agencies and school districts within Texas and the Southwest. Mark currently serves as Chairman for Texas Municipal Advisory Council, as an advisory board member for the Hobby School of Public Affairs at the University of Houston and as a board member on the Endowment Board of Chrysalis Ministries in San Antonio. Mark holds his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and his Master of Science in History from the University of North Texas.