Bill Baird has 20 years of industry experience and joined Estabrook as Head of Business Development in 2012. Prior to joining Estabrook, Bill worked at Chase Private Bank and then AllianceBernstein, where he held several positions during his 18 years with the firm. Most recently, Bill was a Senior Portfolio Manager serving as the client facing professional for a variety of the firm’s Equity products as well as sitting on several Portfolio Oversight Groups. Prior to assuming his SPM responsibilities, he was a portfolio manager on a team that managed large-cap growth and multi-cap growth equity portfolios. Bill earned a B.A. from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. from NYU’s Stern School of Business.