Our Profile

Baird is built upon shared values of honesty, integrity, genuine concern for clients and respect for associates. These values drew us to Baird and remain central to our ability to earn the quality client partnerships and maintain the high standards that are Baird traditions.

Learn more about the client-focused service for which Baird is so well-known. Contact us today to explore a partnership with Baird.


Stewart Parker

Director, Financial Advisor

Stewart has been providing wealth management strategies to families and institutions across the United States for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Baird in 2020, he served in various strategic investment advisory and management rolls at Morgan Stanley, & previously Merrill Lynch. He is a 1996 graduate of The University of Tennessee.

Stewart “quarterbacks” the financial development process for Parker Group clients. He gets great satisfaction from helping each person he works with achieve their financial and personal goals.

Stewart and his wife Sara live in Columbia, Tennessee with their children Morgan Grace Parker and Brace Rand Amit Parker. Stewart is an Eagle Scout, Rotarian, avid automobile collector, and member of the Maine Lobstermen’s Association

Drew Parker, CFP®, CRPC®, CRPS®

Director, Financial Advisor

Drew Parker is a Financial Advisor at Baird and began his career in the financial services industry in 2002 after receiving his baccalaureate degree from Auburn University. Drew joined Baird in 2020 after becoming a Senior Financial Advisor at another major wire house.

Drew is experienced in qualified and non-qualified retirement plan design. With Drew’s passion and expertise in Retirement planning, he provides consulting services to corporate executives and human resource teams regarding their employee retirement plans.

A Certified Financial Planner Practitioner, CFP®, a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist, CRPS®, and Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor, CRPC®, Drew has extensive experience in all aspects of financial planning and helps his clients to achieve their financial goals by seeking to establish a roadmap to success.

As an active community member, Drew has served as president of both the Maury County Historical Society and the Tombigbee chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. He has also served as Board Chair for the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance and Boys and Girls Club of Maury County.

Drew lives with his wife, Kristin, sons, Jackson and Ryan, and daughter Caroline in Columbia, Tennessee and enjoys spending time with them, attending football games and gardening in his time away from work.

Richard Law, CFP®, CMFC®

Financial Advisor

Richard Law joined Baird in 2020. Before joining the Parker Group, Richard led the Clayton Investment Team, a select undergraduate assignment that managed an all-equity portfolio, as Portfolio Manager. Richard earned his baccalaureate degree in Finance at Freed-Hardeman University.

As a member of the team, Richard focuses on portfolio construction and financial planning. He obtained his Certified Financial Planner title in 2019. It is his goal to never stop learning and to stay on top of trends in the industry.

Richard lives with his wife, Toria in Columbia, Tennessee. He is an active outdoorsman, where he enjoys hunting, fishing, and golfing. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance and is a memer of the Columbia Breakfast Rotary Club.  He is an active member of Hillsboro Church of Christ and volunteers for Ducks Unlimited and Habitat for Humanity.

Clay Buttrey

Vice President, Financial Advisor

After a successful career as a mechanical engineer and plant manager in the phosphate industry, Clay began his advising career with Merrill Lynch & then Morgan Stanley as a financial advisor in 1999.

Clay has extensive experience in financial markets, and he assists clients with market and stock research, asset allocation, portfolio construction, and the implementation of financial planning tools and techniques.

Clay lives in Columbia, Tennessee. He is a Paul Harris Fellow in the Rotary Club and Eagle Society at Tennessee Technological University of which he is an alumnus. Clay has raised four adult children Jesse, Matthew, Paige, and William. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his family and friends.

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