About Baird A Century of Growth and Success For 100 years, Baird has been a strong, stable and trusted financial partner across generations and market cycles. Learn more Privately held and employee-owned:Our clients’ interests are always first We think long-term about the way we run and grow our businessesIn addition to Private Wealth Management, we offer: Asset ManagementInvestment Banking/Capital MarketsPrivate Equity services through offices in the United States, Europe and Asia A Unique CultureEverything we are, and hope to achieve is driven by a straightforward mission:"To provide the best financial advice and service to our clients and be the best place to work for our associates." Core Values Clients Come FirstQuality is Our Measure of SuccessHow We Succeed is as Important as if We SucceedIntegrity is IrreplaceableThe Best Financial Advice is the Result of Expertise and TeamworkWe Seek Personal Balance in Home, Work and Community Involvement "Honesty in our business dealings and integrity in everything we do." - Robert W. Baird, Founder "The clearest sign of our clients’ trust is the assets we manage and oversee for them. And we’re committed to earning that trust every day." - Mary Ellen Stanek, President of Baird Funds "Every day you should ask yourself “Did I do my best for my clients today?” If you do that, and you can honestly answer yes, then the rest should really take care of itself. - Beth Kavelaris, Director of Culture Financial StrengthBecause we’re employee-owned, we have a personal stake in making sure we do things right!Five core businesses diversify our sources of revenue and broaden our capabilities for clients.We are conservative in our use of debt and have significant unused bank commitments.Our net capital is well in excess of regulatory requirements.Baird offers client account protection in excess of SIPC limits through a special Lloyd’s of London insurance policy.Our inherent stability enables us to reinvest in our capabilities and resources for clients, even in down market environments.Of course, our real strength comes from the trust and confidence our clients place in us, best exemplified by more than $300 billion in assets they have entrusted to us. Have a Question Name Email Address Phone Question Thank you! Oops!