Stephen joined Baird in January 2015 from RBC Capital Markets, where he most recently was a senior public finance banker. He also worked as a financial analyst and support banker. He has assisted in the completion of more than 500 special district transactions during his career. Stephen focuses on Texas special districts, including municipal utility districts, levee improvement districts, municipal management districts and improvement districts. He has provided financial advisory services to several master-planned communities, including The Woodlands, Sienna, Springwoods Village, Clear Lake City Water Authority, Woodforest, Trinity Falls, Miramesa, Grand Central Park, Veranda and Jordan Ranch. Stephen holds his Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Trinity University. Stephen currently serves on the board of the Municipal Advisory Council of Texas.