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Scott Grenier, CFP®, AEP®
Senior Vice President
Manager of Financial and Estate Planning

Scott Grenier is the Manager of Financial and Estate Planning for Baird’s Private Wealth Management group, a role in which he oversees Baird’s team of financial and estate planners across the U.S. He works with clients and their financial advisors on business succession, tax and estate planning strategies, focusing on tax efficient wealth transfer opportunities.

He is a general member and former board president of the Milwaukee Estate Planning Forum, as well as a general member of the Society of Financial Service Professionals, Financial Planning Association and National Association of Estate Planners and Councils.


Laura Thurow, CFA
Managing Director
Director of Wealth Solutions and Operations

Laura Thurow is Director of the Wealth Solutions Group and Operations for Baird’s Private Wealth Management business. In this role, she is responsible for the people and platforms that support Baird’s financial advisors in all aspects of their wealth management practices. This includes investment research and portfolio management, financial and estate planning, advisory solutions, credit and cash management, corporate and executive services and various other products and programs, as well as the technology strategy. As part of the PWM Leadership Team, she is also involved in various strategic initiatives in support of Baird’s overall wealth management platform.


Kathy Blake Carey, CFA
Director of PWM Research

Kathy Carey is Director of Research for Baird’s Private Wealth Management group. In this role, she oversees the Asset Manager Research, Equity and Fixed Income Research, and Value Equity Research Teams.

She is a co-portfolio manager for the ALIGN Strategic Portfolios where she is involved with investment, asset allocation and rebalancing decisions, as well as due diligence of the portfolios. Additionally, she is a voting member of Baird’s Equity Recommended Portfolio and sits on the firm’s Investment Policy Committee.

Learn more about the expert resources at Baird that assist us in completing your financial picture: Wealth Solutions Group