Our guest this week is Mary Ellen Stanek. Mary Ellen is managing director and chief investment officer of Baird Advisors, which is the manager of the Baird family of mutual funds. Mary Ellen's career in the investment business began more than four decades ago. In her current role she oversees fixed-income strategy and portfolio management among other duties. In addition, Mary Ellen serves on the board of Baird Financial Group as president of the Baird Funds and as chair of the Baird Diversity Steering Committee. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Marquette University, her MBA from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, and she's a CFA charterholder. Mary Ellen was recently named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in U.S. Finance by Barron's, and Morningstar named her a finalist for Outstanding Portfolio Manager for the 2020 Morningstar Awards for Investing Excellence.
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