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Larry Carter - Managing Director, CPA/PFS, CFP®
Larry Carter, a Personal Financial Specialist, formerly practiced as a Certified Public Accountant. He joined Baird in 2001 after a 22-year career at the largest independent CPA firm in Tennessee, Kraft CPA’s in Nashville, where he served as Managing Partner of the Tax and Financial Planning Department. Larry’s 40-plus years experience in the areas of estate planning, financial planning, and tax advisory services for both individual and corporate clients make him an invaluable asset to the team. Larry also consults with non-profit and charitable foundations. Larry received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Auburn University in 1974.
Tennessee Insurance License #0D70785
Hale Hooper III - Managing Director
Prior to joining Baird in 2001, Hale was an Investment Limited Partner with J. C. Bradford & Co. for 9 years. Hale works closely with high net-worth clients to develop equity and fixed income strategies, including alternative strategies. He also heads The CHP Group’s corporate stock benefit services, including 401(k) plans, employee stock options, restricted stock, and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. A native of Nashville, Hale is a 1986 graduate of Vanderbilt University.
Tennessee Insurance License #0D40124
Gary Pinsly - Managing Director
A former banker, Gary Pinsly joined Baird in 2001. He entered the investment advisory business in 1986 with J. C. Bradford & Co. and was named a Partner in the firm in 1990. Gary specializes in equity and fixed income strategies, alternative strategies, portfolio management and insurance planning. Gary is a 1979 graduate of Tulane University, where he also received his Masters of Business Administration.
Tennessee Insurance License #0D40123