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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.


Why You Should Choose a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Practitioner


Why You Should Choose a Certified Private Wealth Advisor™

We are incredibly proud of our fellow team member and partner, Meg Prestigiacomo, for being recognized by Forbes Magazine as a ‘best-in-state financial advisor.’

For us, this is an affirmation of something we recognized long ago. Meg has demonstrated over her career a dedication to providing top-notch advice and service to clients, and she has held her teammates to the same standards.

Please join us in celebrating Meg for this recognition.

Meg Prestigiacomo, CFP®, CPWA®

Director
Financial Advisor
608-252-5761
mprestigiacomo@rwbaird.com

Meg Prestigiacomo has over 23 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 2022 FORBES Top Women Wealth Advisors ‘Best in State’ List and 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 Trustees for the United Way of Dane County Foundation and the Board of StartingBlock Madison. Meg and her husband, Chris, have two sons and are longtime residents of Madison. In her free time she enjoys running and traveling with family and friends.

About Baird

Meg is proud to be part of Baird – a fully independent, international firm serving the wealth management needs of families, businesses and organizations for 100 years. Nationally recognized as a great place to work, Baird attracts the industry’s best and brightest. And employee ownership gives all of us a personal stake in our clients’ success. It’s a formula that works because of the values we share: honesty, integrity and a commitment to keeping clients first – always.

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, CFP

Financial Advisor

Lindsey joined Baird in 2017 after graduating from Concordia University Wisconsin with her Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and minor in Sport & Entertainment Business. She is a graduate of the Baird Financial Advisor Foundations Program where she obtained her Series 7 and Series 66 licenses, as well as her Life and Health Insurance licenses. In 2019, she moved to the Madison branch where she partnered with The Prestigiacomo Carroll Group.

In 2019, Lindsey earned her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM certification. The CFP® certification has provided her with a further depth of knowledge across insurance, investment, education, tax, retirement and estate planning.

In her free time, Lindsey serves on the Ladies Professional Golf Association Board for the Madison Chapter and is an active participant in their summer leagues. When she’s not golfing, Lindsey is likely doing something outside such as biking, gardening and reading. She is also an avid animal lover and adores spending time with her pets.

Shayla Boyland

Assistant Vice President

Shayla has been in the financial services industry for over 25 years, joining Baird in December of 2009. In addition to being securities licensed, she maintains her Life and Health Insurance licenses and recently obtained her Series 9 & 10 Supervisory licenses for her additional role as the Branch Administrative Supervisor. She prides herself in obtaining knowledge and expertise in all areas to better serve our clients.

Shayla graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She currently resides in Madison with her husband, Dan. She has two adult children, Michael and Jessica. In her free time, Shayla enjoys spending time with family and friends. She also enjoys reading, shopping, entertaining, camping, watching her kids play lacrosse, and loves cruising.

Debbie West

Senior Client Specialist

Debbie started her career in 1984 which makes her one of the most experienced Senior Client Specialists in all of Baird. We are lucky to have her on our team.

Debbie lives in Deforest with her husband Mike and two cats. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, gardening, taking weekend road trips in their 1934 Ford hot rod, UTV trail riding up north and spending time outdoors enjoying her country home and is a black belt in karate.

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