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Craig Elder

Craig is responsible for providing fixed income market and investment strategy to Baird’s Private Wealth Management Group. In addition, he provides credit research support for municipal bonds, corporate bonds and preferred stocks. He is also responsible for the publication of the Baird’s Fixed Income Weekly Update. Prior to joining Robert W. Baird, Craig was a Senior Vice President in the Fixed Income Research Department at Morgan Keegan serving as the senior analyst for the Retail Fixed Income Trading Desk. He provided research support on corporate bonds and preferred stock issues. In addition, he was the liaison to both Morgan Keegan's Consulting Economist, Dr. Donald Ratajczak and to the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University.Craig is a member of the Fixed Income Analyst Society, the CFA Society of Chicago, the CFA Institute and the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. He received his BBA in Business Administration with a major in Finance from the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis and received a MBA from Christian Brothers University in Memphis.