Our Profile

The Prestigiacomo Carroll Group is built upon shared values of honesty, integrity, genuine concern for clients, and respect for associates. These values drew us to join Baird and remain central to our ability to earn the quality client partnerships and maintain the high standards that are Baird traditions.

Find out about the client-focused service for which the Prestigiacomo Carroll Team is so well known. Contact us today to explore a partnership.


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Meg Prestigiacomo, CFP®, CPWA®

Vice President
Financial Advisor
608-252-5761
mprestigiacomo@rwbaird.com

Meg Prestigiacomo has 20 years of experience providing comprehensive investment consulting and financial planning for individuals and families. She provides investment management and a wide range of financial planning services to help meet her clients’ retirement, education and estate planning goals.  In 2011, Meg earned the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification from the College for Financial Planning and in 2012 earned her Certified Private Wealth Advisor® designation. Meg believes education is the key to a successful partnership and that the client’s financial plan and investment strategy should be unique to their goals, objectives and values.

Meg was named to Working Mother & SHOOK Research ‘Top Advisor Moms’ List in 2018 & 2019.

Prior to joining Baird in 2009, she worked as a Financial Advisor and Second Vice President at Citi Smith Barney. Meg graduated from the University of Wisconsin Madison, with a Business degree in Marketing & Management.

Meg serves on the Board of Starting Block Madison, the Leadership Team of Ellevate Madison and the Donor Development Committee for Madison Public Library Foundation. Meg and her husband, Chris, have two boys, Max & Sam. In her free time she enjoys traveling with family and friends and training for her next triathlon race.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirement.

Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®) is the owner of the certification marks “CPWA®” and “Certified Private Wealth Advisor®. Use of CPWA® or Certified Private Wealth Advisor® signifies that the user has successfully completed IMCA’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for wealth advisors.

Thomas Carroll, CFP®, CPWA®

Director
Financial Advisor
608-252-5725
tcarroll@rwbaird.com 

WHAT I LIKE TO DO: My focus is threefold: education, problem-solving, and planning to assist our clients in fulfilling their needs – both personal and financial

 WHERE I CAME FROM: Born outside of Boston, raised in Chicago, and educated mostly in Wisconsin, as a former soldier, teacher, and coach, I have taken an educational approach to working with clients and colleagues, and adopted a financial planning-based business model early in my career. I have been in the wealth management business for over 35 years as a financial planner, manager, and trainer. 

A graduate of St. Norbert College, Tom attended Marquette University Graduate School and the United States Army Command and General Staff College. He retired from the Army Reserve as a Lieutenant Colonel of Armor in 1996.

He taught at Marquette University and in public schools in Wisconsin before moving to Madison and beginning his career in Wealth Management. Tom has been married to Patty Carroll for over 45 years and is the father of three daughters and grandfather of two. He is a supporter of the arts and has been active in United Way of Dane County, Rotary Club of Madison, and the Business and Education Partnership of Madison 

WHERE I’M HEADED: Meg and I began to build this multi-generational, multi-dimensional, advanced-planning team over six years ago and we are not done yet. We remain dedicated to our vision of delivering expert advice and service to our clientele by continually looking for fresh talent to add to the team, by challenging each other, by continually seeking higher levels of education and knowledge within our industry, and by engaging clients collaboratively in the wealth management process.

WHAT I DO IN MY FREE TIME: I read. I travel. I watch youth hockey. We have family dinner every Sunday. I enjoy the NYT Sunday Crossword, bourbon, and cigars (I know.) Feel free to contact me if you haven’t read a good book in a while – tcarroll@rwbaird.com

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board's initial and ongoing certification requirement.

Investment Management Consultants Association® (IMCA®) is the owner of the certification marks “CPWA®” and “Certified Private Wealth Advisor®. Use of CPWA® or Certified Private Wealth Advisor® signifies that the user has successfully completed IMCA’s initial and ongoing credentialing requirements for wealth advisors.

Lindsey Casper

Financial Advisor

Lindsey joined Baird’s Madison branch in 2019 as a graduate of the highly competitive Baird Financial Advisor Foundation’s Program based out of the Milwaukee headquarters. She is partnered with Meg Prestigiacomo, Tom Carroll, and Jaime Zimmerman and complements their values of honesty, integrity, continuous education, and putting clients first - always. Lindsey specializes in financial planning and risk management. Each day she strives to be her best self, to find comfort in uncomfortable situations, to learn something new, and to positively impact another person’s life.

Lindsey earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing with a minor in Sport & Entertainment Business from Concordia University Wisconsin in December of 2017. She has obtained her FINRA Series 7 and 66 licenses and also holds her Life and Accident & Health Insurance licenses. In addition, Lindsey is studying for her CFP certification.

Lindsey is a new resident in Madison and has enjoyed the opportunity to explore the city and all it has to offer. In her free time, she enjoys the outdoors, volleyball, and is an active member of the CrossFit community. She is also an avid animal lover and adores spending time with her cat, Otis.

Shayla Boyland

Assistant Vice President

Shayla has been in the financial services industry for over 15 years, joining Baird in December of 2009. In addition to being securities registered, she has also obtained her Life and Health Insurance licenses. She prides herself on obtaining knowledge and expertise in all areas to better serve our clients.

Shayla graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She currently resides in Madison with her husband, Dan, and children, Michael and Jessica. In her free time, she enjoys camping, reading, shopping, entertaining, dart tournaments and is involved in her children’s many activities.

Nick Eggert

Client Assistant

Nick joined Baird and the Prestigiacomo Carroll Group in November of 2018. Nick is Series 7 licensed and has obtained his Life and Health Insurance licenses. Graduating in 2016 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nick earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics with an emphasis in Math, as well as a certificate in Sustainability. Nick’s prior experience at an insurance company has also provided him with expertise in risk mitigation and risk planning, including life insurance, long-term disability insurance, and annuities. With Nick’s background, he is adept in the fields of socially responsible investing, investment analytics, retirement and education planning.

During his college years, Nick participated in the cheer team where he traveled alongside the football and basketball team, which makes him, you guessed it, the biggest Badger fan you’ll ever meet. In Nick’s free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading, coaching, running, playing soccer, ultimate Frisbee, or whatever else the day may hold.

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