Baird, an international, employee-owned wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm, announced today that it has added industry veteran Gary L. Foose Jr., as Director, Financial Advisor, in its Houston-Memorial City wealth management office. Foose brings nearly 35 years of financial industry experience to Baird. Also joining with Foose is Registered Client Relationship Specialist Giovanna Swisher.
We are very pleased that Gary and Giovanna have decided to join Baird, said Jarrett Kovics, Managing Director, Regional Director with Baird s Private Wealth Management group. Their financial acumen gained from years of industry experience, combined with a focus on delivering the best client service, makes them an excellent fit for our business and culture.
Foose joins Baird from Wells Fargo Advisors, where he has been since 1986 when the firm was known as A.G. Edwards. He began his career as a financial advisor in 1981 with Merrill Lynch. Foose holds a bachelor s degree in finance from The University of Tennessee and lives in Lake Jackson, Texas, with his wife Denice. Active in his community, Foose serves on the boards of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School and The Cradle of Texas Emmaus Community.