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Parker Griffith
Managing Director
Market Director

Private Wealth Management
(615) 341-7021

Southeast Market Director Parker Griffith has over 28 years of experience partnering with investors and Financial Advisors to help them achieve their goals. After graduating from Vanderbilt University, Parker joined The Robinson-Humphrey Company in 1991. He remained with that firm for more than 20 years as it transformed into Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. Over the course of his career there he served as a Council Level Producer, Assistant Branch Manager and ultimately Branch Manager. Parker joined Baird as Branch Manager in 2012.

Parker lives in Nashville with his wife Meredith and their three children. He has devoted his time, and resources to Centerstone of Tennessee as Chairman of The Board of Directors, First Presbyterian Church, Room In The Inn, and as a long time coach of middle and elementary school basketball and football at The Oak Hill School and The Ensworth School.

Baird and the rest of our Nashville Office share Parker’s commitment to the Nashville Community.

Karen Colavecchio

Administrative Office Manager

Karen Colavecchio began her career in the financial services industry with J.C. Bradford in 1977. She joined E.F. Hutton shortly thereafter and worked in the operations department there for the next 7 years. In 1985 Karen joined the management team at The Robinson Humphrey Company’s Nashville branch where she served as Operations Manager and Complex Service Manager for 27 years as the firm transformed into Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. She joined Baird in 2012 as Administrative Office Manager.

Karen was born and raised in Nashville and enjoys spending time with her two children and two grandchildren. Baird is delighted to have an associate with Karen’s skill, dedication, and experience in our Nashville office.