James Clayton Baird Edit Profile
Bachelor of Business Administration, University Nebraska, 1958. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1969.
Trainee, Household, International, Chicago, 1958-1960; broker, Goldman, Sachs & Company, Chicago, 1960-1965; institutional sales manager, Kidder, Peabody & Company Inc., Chicago, 1965-1970; sales manager international, Kidder, Peabody & Company Inc., New York City, 1971-1973; institutional equity sales professional, William Blair & Company, Chicago, 1973-1974; equity block trading professional, Salomon, Inc., Chicago, 1974-1976; vice president, Kidder, Peabody & Company, Inc., Chicago, 1976-1994; 1st vice president, Robert W. Baird & Company, since 1995.
Board of directors Hinsdale (Illinois) Police Pension Board, since 1988. Member finance committee Joliet (Illinois) Diocese, since 1989. Member Investment Analyst Society, Association Investment Management & Research, Angler's Club Chicago (past president), Salt Creek Club (past president), River Club.
Married Gloria Marie McCormick, January 30, 1965. Children: John Stephen, Stephanie Elizabeth, Jeffrey Clayton.