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The Docking Group

PHONE: 316-609-5222

ADDRESS:  8535 E. 21st St. N., Suite 125, Wichita,  KS  67206

Advisory Network

As your advisors, we review your complete financial picture.  When necessary, we utilize our network of experts in order to evaluate your specific challenges and devise appropriate solutions.  One of the advantages of working with a great firm like Baird is having tremendous resources to help us help you.



Scott Grenier
Manager of Financial and Estate Planning
777 East Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Senior Vice President, Manager of Financial and Estate Planning
Scott Grenier is Manager of Financial and Estate Planning for Baird’s Private Wealth Management group. In this role, he is responsible for providing clients and prospects with expertise in estate, tax and financial planning. Scott also supports Financial Advisors by helping them understand the benefits of using financial planning in their business and educating them on planning solutions and techniques.

Prior to joining Baird in 2010, Scott was responsible for providing financial planning solutions to high net worth individuals and families at Cleary Gull, Inc. He was also responsible for creating and implementing firm wide financial planning solutions, while overseeing the east coast clients and the relationship management team.

Scott has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY, and a master of science in financial services degree from The American College. He has earned the CFP®, CLU®, ChFC®, AEP®, CAP® and CPWA® designations. He holds his life and health insurance licenses, along with his FINRA series 7, 9, 10, 63 and 65. Scott is a board member of the Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum, Ltd., and general member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, the Financial Planning Association and the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils.


Erica Kroll
Insurance Specialist
777 East Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Erica Kroll joined Baird in 2003, where she is responsible for supporting Baird Financial Advisors and their clients with their insurance based planning needs. By working through the Baird Wealth Management process in a consultative manner, Erica is able to incorporate insurance into the overall financial plan to enhance the client’s goals and objectives.

Prior to joining Baird, Erica worked as an Executive Assistant at Banc One Insurance Services supporting the sales and marketing efforts of their life insurance and annuity solutions.

Erica is a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU®) and has advanced education in long-term care planning. She also holds the FINRA Series 6 & 63 licenses, along with the WI life and health licenses.

Erica, her husband Erik and their daughter Haley reside in Vernon, WI. She and her family enjoy spending time outdoors fishing and camping.


Laura Thurow
Executive Director of Wealth Solutions and Operations
777 East Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202

Laura Thurow is the Executive Director of Wealth Solutions and Operations at Baird, where she is responsible for all research efforts focused on Private Wealth Management. This includes outside money manager and mutual fund research in support of the Recommended Manager and ALIGN programs, as well as individual stock, bond and ETF research and portfolio analysis.

She is co-portfolio manager of the ALIGN Strategic Portfolios, and a voting member of the Investment Policy, Manager & Policy, ALIGN, Mutual Fund, Structured Products and Managed Futures Oversight committees. Laura also works directly with Financial Advisors providing investment and sales strategy and consultation. Prior to joining Private Wealth Management Research, Laura spent five years as a member of Baird’s Auto & Truck Supplier Equity Research team.

Laura received a bachelor of arts degrees in Economics from Trinity College and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She has earned the CFA charter and is a member of the CFA Society of Milwaukee. Commentary from Laura has been featured in national, regional and trade media including The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Worth.