Awards & Accolades
We’re honored to have earned national recognition and a reputation for excellence for the financial advice and services we provide. We know these accolades stem from our cultural commitment to clients and to being a workplace of choice for the most talented professionals in our industry. The latter helps us attract extraordinary people – many of whom stay with us for their entire careers – ensuring the quality and continuity of our advice and service for you.
Baird Chairman and CEO Steve Booth emphasizes the difference Baird’s people make in our clients’ lives.
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.
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.
A Baird Public Finance transaction has been honored as a 2023 “Deal of the Year.”
Baird ranked No. 23 on the 2023 list, our 20th consecutive year among the nation's best employers.
For the fourth time, Great Place To Work recognized Baird among its Best Workplaces for Parents.
PEOPLE magazine and Great Place to Work ranked Baird among the PEOPLE 100 Companies That Care for 2022.
Great Place To Work® recognized Baird among the Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ in 2023.
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.
Great Place To Work® recognized Baird among the Fortune Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance™ in 2023.
The American Heart Association awarded Baird a Platinum Recognition in their 2023 Workforce Well-being Scorecard, our fifth consecutive year on their list.
Baird’s Private Wealth Management Foundations Program was recognized as a 2021 LUMINARY: Diversity & Inclusion by ThinkAdvisor.
Baird was named to the Wisconsin 75 list and received the Distinguished Performer award for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
Baird ranked as the No. 1 "important small-/mid-cap research advisory firm" and earned high marks in sales, research, corporate access and trading categories.
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 and SIFMA Foundation honored Baird’s former Chairman & CEO Paul Purcell with the SIFMA Foundation’s first Lifetime Leadership Award.
Secure Futures honored Baird with the Lloyd Levin Difference Maker award for their efforts to support teen financial empowerment.
For the 12th consecutive year, Baird’s asset management businesses have earned recognition among Pensions & Investments’ Best Places to Work in Money Management.
Two Baird equity research analysts were recently honored among TipRanks’ Top 25 Wall Street Analysts of the Decade.
Eight Baird analysts were recognized for the performance of their buy/sell recommendations and accuracy of their earnings estimates.
Baird Financial Advisors are frequently recognized in national publications across the country.