Lauren has 9 years of experience. She focuses on credit research, portfolio analytics and risk control for mutual funds and separately managed accounts with the municipal bond team. Lauren obtained her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Music and Economics as well as a Certificate in Business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She also obtained a Master of Music in Performance from the Longy School of Music of Bard College. Lauren 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 in 2015, Lauren was a Client Services Specialist providing back office support to Financial Advisors within Baird’s Private Wealth Management division.