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Portfolio manager

James Clayton Baird, American Portfolio manager. 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.

Background

Baird, James Clayton was born on September 2, 1936 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of James Clayton and Kathryn Lucille (Hill) Baird.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Nebraska, 1958. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1969.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: fly fishing, platform tennis, tennis, golf, reading.

Connections

Married Gloria Marie McCormick, January 30, 1965. Children: John Stephen, Stephanie Elizabeth, Jeffrey Clayton.

father:
James Clayton Baird

mother:
Kathryn Lucille (Hill) Baird

spouse:
Gloria Marie McCormick

children:
John Stephen Baird

Jeffrey Clayton Baird

Stephanie Elizabeth Baird