Fort Worth, TX (May 28, 2024) – Today, Baird, an employee-owned, international wealth management, asset management, investment banking/capital markets and private equity firm, announced it has added Joe Sholden as a Director and Financial Advisor to its private wealth management office in Fort Worth, Texas.

Sholden comes to Baird from Wells Fargo, where he managed over $195 million in assets. He has more than 25 years of industry experience and graduated from Southern Methodist University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Sholden plays an active role in his community, having served for 10 years on the Board of Directors for The Arlington Boys and Girls Clubs. He will be supported by Client Specialist Kendall Inman, CFP®.

Baird has a storied history of trusted financial partnership with Texas families, communities, businesses and institutions. Baird currently has 12 branches across Texas, with three Private Wealth Management offices and one Fixed Income Capital Market office in the DFW area.

Baird’s Private Wealth Management business encompasses nearly 1,400 Financial Advisors averaging 20 years of industry experience and serving clients coast-to-coast with client assets of more than $290 billion. Learn more about Baird's growing presence in the area

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Putting clients first since 1919, Baird is an employee-owned, international wealth management, asset management, investment banking/capital markets, and private equity firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Baird has approximately 5,100 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients and more than $405 billion in client assets as of June 30, 2023. Committed to being a great workplace, Baird ranked No. 34 on the 2024 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list – its 21st consecutive year on the list. Baird is the marketing name of Baird Financial Group. Baird’s principal operating subsidiaries are Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated and Baird Trust Company in the United States and Robert W. Baird Group Ltd. in Europe. Baird also has an operating subsidiary in Asia supporting Baird’s investment banking and private equity operations. For more information, please visit Baird’s website at

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