Rob Baird was named a senior managing director and head of Public Finance/Debt Investment Banking in April 2012 following the firm’s acquisition of Morgan Keegan. He was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2014. He currently serves as senior managing director in the firm’s Public Finance/Debt Investment Banking division. Mr. Baird joined Morgan Keegan in 1979 as a public finance banker. During his more than 38 year career, he has served in many leadership positions including president of the Fixed Income Division, president of Investment Banking, and head of Public Finance/Debt Investment Bank.