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.

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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 helping families grow their wealth. 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 PLANNER™ 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. She takes the time to learn about her clients so she can understand where they come from and what they want to achieve in life. One of her passions in life is helping women be more informed and engaged in their finances. Her strength is taking complexity and making it simple and easy to understand.

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 is currently Co-President of Ellevate Madison, a professional networking organization for women. She has also served on several Boards, including the Business & Education Partnership and the United Way of Dane County Cabinet. Meg and her husband, Chris, have two boys, Max & Sam. In her free time she enjoys traveling, skiing, running, and watching her boys play sports.

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 

Tom Carroll has been in the financial services business in Madison, Wisconsin for over 30 years, both as a financial planner and as a branch manager.

Tom began his career at Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co., where he achieved the designations of Portfolio Manager and Retirement Planning Specialist. In 2007, Tom earned his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification from the College for Financial Planning and in 2013 earned his Certified Private Wealth Advisor® designation. He also completed Baird’s Investment Counsel Program held at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, earning the title of Senior Investment Consultant. This program is a five day course of study focusing on the needs of clients who are going through major life transitions.

As a former teacher and coach, Tom has always taken an educational approach to working with clients and with colleagues, and adopted a financial planning based model for his practice in the 1980s which he still follows today.

Tom attended St. Norbert College, Marquette University and the United States Army Command and General Staff College. He taught at Marquette University and in public schools in Wisconsin. He has been married to his wife, Patty, for 40 years and is the father of three daughters and grandfather of Stanley. Tom has been active in United Way of Dane County, Rotary Club of Madison and the Business & Education Partnership of Madison.

Tom joined Baird in 2008, and is currently working with Meg Prestigiacomo to form a client-focused, high-touch, solution-based financial services team with a knowledge of capital markets and a holistic, planning-based approach to the business of saving and investing.

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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