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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.

As trusted partners to our clients, champions of their communities and leaders of our firm, the women of Baird inspire us every day.

Discover their Stories

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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.

Discover our Values
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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.

Read the Statement
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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.

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Our Commitment in Action

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Building Future Leaders

We're proud to partner with programs like Seattle's Rainier Scholars, a unique mentoring program for students of color.

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2021 Corporate Equality Index

Baird scored 100% on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, earning recognition as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

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Rodney Jones-Tyson Featured in Chicago Booth Magazine

Baird's Chief Risk Officer shares his perspective on innovation, preparation and giving back.

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Breaking New Ground: Grace Landing

Duane McAllister, Senior Portfolio Manager, and his family partnered with their community to build Grace Landing, a community-based residential home for adults with intellectual disabilities.

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A Best Workplace for Women

We were honored to be recognized among the 2020 Best Workplaces for Womenby Fortune® and Great Place to Work®.

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