Lauren has 10 years of experience. She focuses on credit research, portfolio analytics and risk control for mutual funds and separately managed municipal bond accounts. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in both Music and Economics, as well as a Certificate in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Lauren also obtained a Master of Music in Performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College. She earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 2018 and is currently a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Milwaukee. Prior to joining Baird Advisors, Lauren was a Client Services Specialist providing back-office support to Financial Advisors within Baird’s Private Wealth Management division.