Expertise and Service Tailored to Your Needs

At Baird we know our success depends on the successes we help our clients achieve. So we’re focused on providing the best financial advice and highest quality service possible. Advice like our Women’s Retirement Guide, a collection of specialized insights from our Wealth Solutions Group designed to help our women clients navigate challenges and capitalize on opportunities specific to this important transition. And service exemplified by people like Alice Ambrowiak, Investment Analyst with Baird Advisors and 2021 Kasten Award winner for outstanding client service.

I invite you to discover the difference Baird’s expertise and client focus can make in your life through the stories below.

HER View From Here

Career Insights From Women in Financial Services

Mary Ellen Stanek, President of Baird Funds and Chief Investment Officer for Baird Advisors talks to other successful women at Baird about their careers and the passions that drive them.

​In our latest podcast, Mei Robertson looks back on her unique career path to becoming Baird’s Director of Client Reporting.

 

Expertise You Can Rely On

All of Baird's businesses – whether serving individuals and families or corporations, municipalities and institutions – are committed to helping people make important financial decisions. We provide insight and perspective to help you make them with confidence and – because we are employee-owned and free from distractions that can come with outside shareholders – certainty that your success is our priority.


The Green Lining

In our recent Sustainability Report, Lauren Leibrandt of Baird's Global Consumer team examines how a shift in mindset is fueling trends in the beauty and wellness space.

Mother and daughter completing paperwork at kitchen table.
Baird’s Top Wealth Advisor Moms

Baird is proud to have placed eight of our outstanding financial advisors on the 2021 Top Wealth Advisor Moms list. By showing tremendous devotion to both their families and their clients, these extraordinary women greatly deserve this honor.

Where the Best Build Success

At Baird we pride ourselves on being a destination of choice for top talent in our industry and a best workplace for women. Our uniquely entreprenurial-yet-collaborative clients-first culture is designed to fuel your professional success and enhance your personal fulfillment.


A Caring Community Partner

At the end of the day everything we do at Baird is with the goal of improving people's lives and futures. That's a passion that extends beyond what we do for our clients and fuels our commitment to giving back in the communities we share.


Laura Thurow
Guiding the Next Generation

Laura Thurow, Director of Wealth Solutions and Operations for Private Wealth Management, was recognized as one of the Milwaukee Business Journal's Women of Influence.

Baird is Proud to Support these Organizations:

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (abcd) logo
Girls on the Run
Professional Dimensions - Women Who Inspire
Tempo Milwaukee
United Way Logo
YWCA
Team Women logo

Retire with Confidence

Retirement is supposed to be “our time” – yet nearly two-thirds of women do not expect their income to last throughout their lifetime. Why aren’t women as confident about enjoying retirement as men – and what can we do about it?

Baird’s Retirement Guide for Women  breaks down everything you need to know about retirement – including the four components of wealth planning in retirement and how to maximize your own nest egg – so you can retire with confidence.

A Wealth of Advice

Coming from diverse backgrounds and experiences, supported by in-house planning and investment specialists, and informed by premier market insights, Baird's Financial Advisors are committed to helping you achieve your financial goals.


Two women talking in conference room.
A Focus on Women's Needs

Your financial needs are as unique as the life you lead and the dreams you have. Our Financial Advisors have successfully navigated the kinds of important decisions that lie ahead.

A woman working at a laptop with a small child looking on.
Planning for Your Future

Whether you're paying off student loans, saving for retirement or just thinking about what you want from life, planning is essential – and it begins with making sure your money is working for you today.

Photo of Jeannette Haen.
Women Talking Wealth

In the latest installment of our Women Talking Wealth series, Education Planning Consultant Jeannette Haen discusses the importance of goal setting. 

Where the Best Build Success

National recognition as a great place to work has brought some of the most successful women Financial Advisors to Baird. And our commitment to mentoring and helping women grow in their careeers helps us attract promising new talent as well.


Mother and daughter completing paperwork at kitchen table.
Baird’s Top Wealth Advisor Moms

Baird is proud to have placed eight of our outstanding financial advisors on the 2021 Top Wealth Advisor Moms list. By showing tremendous devotion to both their families and their clients, these extraordinary women greatly deserve this honor.

Making the Move: The Kinnard Crawford Group

The Kinnard Crawford Group wanted to find a firm who shared their values and emphasized a clients-first culture.

All female group of Baird associates.
Our Investment in You

We believe the best ideas come from passionate professionals working together. Our associate resource groups and the Baird Women Advisors Network drive new innovations and ways of thinking that keep our women advisors at the forefront of our industry.

A Caring Community Partner

Baird's women financial advisors care about the communities we share with our clients. Many serve on the boards of local organizations and more support those causes as volunteers – because a desire to improve people's lives and futures is why we do what we do.


Ground Breaking for St. Theresa Place - Habitat for Humanity.
Opening Doors in Evansville

The Hollander Group in Baird's Evansville Private Wealth Management office is helping build better futures for those in need with Habitat for Humanity.

Laura Thurow
Guiding the Next Generation

Laura Thurow, Director of Wealth Solutions and Operations for Private Wealth Management, was recognized as one of the Milwaukee Business Journal's Women of Influence.

Baird is Proud to Support these Organizations:

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (abcd) logo
Girls on the Run
Professional Dimensions - Women Who Inspire
Tempo Milwaukee
United Way Logo
YWCA
Team Women logo

Where the Best Ideas Win

For corporations and institutions, success is often the result of connecting the best ideas with the right people. At Baird, we've always believed the best ideas come from teams with meaningful experience, diverse backgrounds and complementary perspectives – people who may view and think about goals, needs and possible solutions a little differently, but with a common focus on our clients' success. This philosophy is one of the main reasons smart, talented women choose to work with Baird – as clients or as our associates – and it's absolutely a key driver of our shared success.

– Mary Ellen Stanek, President of Baird Funds and Chief Investment Officer for Baird Advisors

The Green Lining

In our recent Sustainability Report, Lauren Leibrandt of Baird's Global Consumer team examines how a shift in mindset is fueling trends in the beauty and wellness space.

Enabling Great Outcomes

Across Baird and around the world, women are playing key roles in making great things happen for clients of our asset managementglobal investment bankingpublic financefixed income sales & tradinginstitutional equities & research and private equity businesses.


A Best Workplace for Women

National recognition as a great place to work has brought some of the most successful women in our industry to Baird. And we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top emerging talent across our businesses.


Committed to Our Communities

Baird is committed to making a positive impact in the communities where we live and work. In addition to providing financial support for education, health care, artistic and other causes, many of our associates serve on the boards of qualified non-profit organizations and more volunteer personally with local organizations.


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A Bright Future

Baird's partnership with Cristo Rey Jesuit High School gives interns invaluable work experience and enables us to mentor and develop next-gen talent like Victoria Rios. Learn more about her time with Baird Advisors.

Baird is Proud to Support these Organizations:

After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (abcd) logo
Girls on the Run
Professional Dimensions - Women Who Inspire
Tempo Milwaukee
United Way Logo
YWCA
Team Women logo
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