Our Profile

Team_Without_Owen_f300.jpgThe Deutsch, Smith & Colangelo Group designs, implements and monitors financial and retirement plans for high-net-worth families, corporations, institutions and non-profits.

Our comprehensive wealth management process enables us to develop a full understanding of your financial needs, aspirations and preferences. We will use this information to provide recommendations designed to help you achieve both your short and long-term goals. We focus on highly customized, results-oriented wealth management services for our clients.  

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2016 Kasten Private Wealth Management Award Winners

2019 Senior Members of Baird's Qualified Plan Consulting Group


Carl Deutsch

Vice President
Private Wealth Management
Direct: (513) 758-8413
Toll Free: (888) 784-4856
Fax: (513) 758-8401
cdeutsch@rwbaird.com 

Carl is an experienced Advisor at Baird, serving clients for over 30 years. His interest in customized, long-term investing has helped multi-generational families with their planning and investment goals.

Education
  • Graduated from The University of Cincinnati, College of Business Administration in 1981
Community Involvement
  • Active member of St John Parish, West Chester
Personal
  • Resident of West Chester
  • Carl and his wife, Judy, have three grown daughters 
  • In his free time, Carl enjoys woodworking and traveling

Michael O. Smith, QPFC, CFP®

Director
Private Wealth Management
Direct: (513) 758-8417
Toll Free: (888) 784-4856
Fax: (513) 758-8401
msmith@rwbaird.com

Michael is a seasoned financial advisor with over 25 years of experience. He holds the belief that disciplined planning and prudent stewardship are key to making good financial decisions.

Education and Designations
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Marketing, Xavier University, 1989
  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, College for Financial Planning, 2009
  • Qualified Plan Financial Consultant, ASPPA, 2012 
Community Involvement
  • Xavier University Alumni Association Member
  • Guardian Angel Parish Education/Faith Committee Chairman
Personal
  • Michael and his wife, Stephanie, have three children: Emma, Owen and Liam
  • He enjoys fishing, music and spending time with family and friends
  • Forbes- Best in State

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Gino P. Colangelo, CMFC®

Vice President
Private Wealth Management
Direct: (513) 421-4555
Toll Free: (888) 784-4856
Fax: (513) 758-8401
gcolangelo@rwbaird.com

As a Vice President with Baird, Gino is a qualified financial advisor who has over 25 years experience providing financial planning strategies and investment analyses to individuals and foundations. Gino creates a tailored comprehensive strategy for his clients by helping identify their needs and define their priorities.

Education and Designations
  • Graduated from The Fisher School of Business at The Ohio State University in 1997
  • Finished the Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor Professional Education Program through the College for Financial Planning 

Community Involvement
  • Currently a member of the Italian-American Society
  • A member of the Cincinnati Rotary Foundation
  • Awarded the Paul Harris Fellow 2008 
Personal
  • Resident of Mason, Ohio
  • Gino and his wife Candy, have three daughters: Mary Ann, Sophia and Rosali
  • In his free time, Gino enjoys music, reading, spending time with his daughters, and being outdoors

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Christine Gedeon

Senior Client Specialist

Toll Free: (888) 784-4856
Fax: (513) 758-8401

Christine Gedeon has been a member of The Deutsch, Smith & Colangelo Group for nine years. She provides direct client service, business development support & marketing functions for the team.

Education
  • Ohio University, Bachelor’s Degree in Finance with a concentration in Communications
Community Involvement
  • Cincinnati Reds Community Fund volunteer
Personal
  • Resides in West Chester with her husband, Bryan, and their two children
  • Chrissy enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and induldging in all things fashion

Christina Yards

Client Assistant

Toll Free: (888) 784-4856
Fax: (513) 758-8401

Christina Yards joined Baird in October 2015 as a Client Assistant, and joined the Deutsch, Smith & Colangelo Group in January 2017. Christina provides exceptional client service in all operational functions of the team.

Education
  • Graduate of Wittenberg University, Bachelor's Degree in Communication with a concentration in Business and Marketing
Community Involvement
  • City Gospel Mission volunteer
  • Cincinnati Reds Community Fund volunteer

Personal
  • Christina resides in Anderson with her husband, Drew, and daughter
  • In her spare time Christina can be found playing sand volleyball and spending time at the lake with her family







Christy Virgin

Client Assistant

Toll Free: (888) 784-4856
Fax: (513) 758-8401

Christy Virgin joined Baird in 2001 and began working with the Deutsch, Smith & Colangelo Group in September 2015 as a Client Assistant. Christy provides support in all operational aspects, both with the team and with clients.

Education
  • Graduate of the University of Cincinnati, Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics & Nutrition
Community Involvement
  • Milford Public Schools
  • Milford Lacrosse Stix Up Club
Personal
  • Christy resides in Milford with her husband, Patrick, and 2 sons, Nate and Ethan.
  • In her free time, she enjoys hiking, bird watching and traveling with her son's lacrosse team

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