MILWAKUEE, May 2, 2024 – The Fixed Income Capital Markets group at Baird recently announced the promotions of Michael Huthwaite to High Yield Corporate Sales Manager, Jack McNeill to Investment Grade Corporate Sales Manager and Mike Liebowitz to Corporate Credit Trading Manager. The promotions follow the retirement of Doug Coy, High Yield Trading Manager, who retired in April after more than 10 years at the employee-owned international services firm and 35 years in the industry.

Collectively, Huthwaite, McNeil and Liebowitz have more than 70 years of corporate credit experience. Huthwaite has more than 10 years of sales experience and previously served as a salesperson Baird’s High Yield Sales group. He joined Baird in 2013 from Gleacher & Company Securities. McNeill has more than 30 years of sales experience and previously served as a salesperson within Baird’s Investment Grade sales group. He joined Baird in 2015 from Stifel, Nicolaus & Company. Liebowitz has nearly 30 years of trading experience and previously served as Baird’s Investment Grade Credit Trading Manager. He joined Baird in 2017 from Stifel, Nicolaus & Company.

“We’re very pleased that the depth of expertise and talent at Baird allows us to promote from within,” said Stephanie Warren, Chief Operating Officer of Fixed Income Capital Markets at Baird. “We are looking forward to the continued success of our Sales & Trading practice as we build upon our already valued and differentiated offerings to our clients.”

Baird’s corporate credit team is made up of two specialized areas of expertise: investment grade and high-yield/distressed corporate credits. Comprised of more than 40 associates, the corporate credit team delivers the full suite of bond market solutions to clients in a highly integrated manner with its sector coverage and expertise.

About Baird Fixed Income Capital Markets

Baird’s Fixed Income Capital Markets platform is composed of seasoned professionals focusing on Sales & Trading and Public Finance. Our Sales & Trading team delivers precise trade execution, timely analysis and unique ideas from a team of tenured product specialists in the areas of corporate credit, government and agency, municipal and securitized products. We continue to strategically grow our business by expanding our product expertise, service offerings and broadening our reach in both the United States and the U.K. to best support the needs of our clients and institutional investors.

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