Baird Foundation Annual Report 2018 | Page 3
Chief Executive Officer
A MESSAGE FROM
Steve Booth and Paul Purcell
Baird has a long tradition of giving back to our We are proud to support our associates’
communities, and the commitment to making a volunteerism by offering programs such as Baird
positive contribution is integral to our culture. As Gives Back Week – a weeklong opportunity to get
we celebrate a century of successful collaboration involved in the communities where we live and
with the community, we imagine even more ways work – and our Associate Match program, which
to inspire significant and lasting change. supports our associates’ personal donations to
At Baird, we recognize the importance of
strong partnerships. In partnering with various
organizations to help those in need, we can
the nonprofit organizations of their choice. These
programs have grown considerably over the years
and continue to flourish.
increase our impact in the communities around We look forward to continuing to share our time,
us. Likewise, we realize the profound impact our talents and philanthropic contributions long into
communities have on us as individuals and as a the future. Coming together as a firm and as a
firm. Many of our associates dedicate their time community inspires us to imagine and achieve
to hands-on volunteering, serving in leadership more every year.
roles on nonprofit boards and providing generous
monetary support to causes they believe in.
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