Chad joined Baird in 2011 and has over 20 years of experience in the investment industry. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis on Accounting and Marketing, from Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois.
He has extensive experience in the banking industry, having held positions in auditing and private banking. His areas of expertise include family-owned businesses, retirement planning and corporate compensation and benefits.
Community activities include serving as a Board Member for River Bend Foodbank and as a Board Member for the Riverboat Development Authority. Chad and his wife, Angela, have lived in the Quad Cities for the past 20 years and have three children. In his leisure time, he coaches youth soccer for the Bettendorf Soccer Association.