Gabe Diederich, Senior Vice President, Portfolio Manager

Gabe G. Diederich, CFA Senior Vice President Portfolio Manager

Gabe has 21 years of experience. His responsibilities include helping to set and implement investment strategy with a major portion of his time allocated to municipal portfolio management and credit research. Gabe obtained his undergraduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business and his MBA from Marquette University magna cum laude. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2012 and is active in the CFA Society of Milwaukee. Gabe is a member of the National Federation of Municipal Analysts (NFMA) and the Chicago Municipal Analysts Society. Prior to joining Baird Advisors, he spent 17 years at Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) and its predecessor firm, Strong Capital Management. At WFAM, Gabe was a municipal portfolio manager working on over $40B in client municipal assets including mutual funds and institutional separate accounts.