Baird Chairman and CEO Steve Booth emphasizes the difference Baird’s people make in our clients’ lives.

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Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For®

Baird ranked No. 34 on the 2024 list, our 21st consecutive year among the nation's best employers.

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Corporate Equality Index

Baird scored 100% on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2023 Corporate Equality Index, earning recognition as a Best Place to Work for LBGTQ+ Equality.

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2024 Military-Friendly Employers

For the fifth consecutive year, Baird was named a Military-Friendly Employer by Viqtory, Inc., a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business. The designation highlights Baird's commitment to helping veterans achieve their career goals through various hiring, retention and development programs.

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The Bond Buyer's 2023 "Deal of the Year"

A Baird Public Finance transaction has been honored as a 2023 “Deal of the Year.”

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2023 Best Workplaces For Parents™

For the fourth time, Great Place To Work recognized Baird among its Best Workplaces for Parents.

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The PEOPLE 100 Companies That Care

PEOPLE magazine and Great Place to Work ranked Baird among the PEOPLE 100 Companies That Care for 2022.

Baird was honored as one of the Great Place to Work (“GPTW”)® Best Workplaces for Millennials for 2024.
Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™

Great Place To Work® recognized Baird among the Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2024.

Fortune Best Workplaces for Women™

Baird is honored to be named one of the Best Workplaces for Women® by Fortune and Great Place to Work in 2023, our fifth year on the list.

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Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™

Great Place To Work® recognized Baird among the Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance in 2023.

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AHA’s Workforce Well-being Scorecard

The American Heart Association awarded Baird a Platinum Recognition in their 2023 Workforce Well-being Scorecard, our fifth consecutive year on their list.

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ThinkAdvisor LUMINARIES 2021: Diversity and Inclusion

Baird’s Private Wealth Management Foundations Program was recognized as a 2021 LUMINARY: Diversity & Inclusion by ThinkAdvisor. 

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Deloitte Wisconsin 75’s Distinguished Performer Award for DE&I

Baird was named to the Wisconsin 75 list and received the Distinguished Performer award for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.

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2023 Coalition Greenwich Surveys

Baird ranked No. 1 for small-/mid-cap equities trading and also earned strong marks in sales, research and corporate access categories.

UPAF’s 2021 Workplace Giving and Stiemke Awards

The United Performing Arts Fund honored Baird with an Outstanding Achievement award in Workplace Giving and the late Paul Purcell with a Mrs. Walter H. Stiemke award for their support of UPAF and the performing arts.

SIFMA Lifetime Leadership Award

SIFMA and SIFMA Foundation honored Baird’s former Chairman & CEO Paul Purcell with the SIFMA Foundation’s first Lifetime Leadership Award.

Secure Futures Lloyd Levin Difference Maker Award

Secure Futures honored Baird with the Lloyd Levin Difference Maker award for their efforts to support teen financial empowerment.

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Pensions & Investments' "Best Places to Work in Money Management"

For the 12th consecutive year, Baird’s asset management businesses have earned recognition among Pensions & Investments’ Best Places to Work in Money Management.

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TipRanks' Top Wall Street Analysts

Fifteen Baird equity research analysts were recently honored among the top 5% of all analysts on Wall Street, according to TipRanks.

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Recent Financial Advisor Recognitions

Baird Financial Advisors are frequently recognized in national publications across the country.