The same values Baird was built upon in 1919 – honesty, integrity, genuine care for clients and respect for associates – continue to guide our partnerships and instill high standards among our Financial Advisors today.
Matt Ogier started his career in financial services in 1996 at Dean Witter, which later became Morgan Stanley. He then spent time working for RBC until moving to Wells Fargo Advisors in 2009, where he’s been until his transition to Baird. Matt’s foundation to financial services was built on his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, which he earned at the University of Maine. Matt stays involved in the community by serving on the Board of Five Town Little League. Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, Rachel, and children, Olivia and Maxwell.
Ron Hall brings 30 years of industry experience with him to Baird. He began his career with Tucker Anthony in 1987 before transitioning to Wells Fargo Advisors, where he would remain until joining Baird. Prior to his professional experience, Ron obtained his Bachelor of Science in General Engineering from the United States Military Academy. Ron stays involved in his community through participating in the West Bay Rotary Club, where he serves as Foundation Chairman. In his free time, Ron enjoys spending time with his wife, Paige, and son, Taylor.
Eric Pronovost is a Senior Portfolio Manager with an oversight on Investment Management, Asset Allocation, Financial Planning and implementing Defined Benefit Retirement Plans for highly compensated small business owners. Eric joined Baird in May of 2015. He has successfully guided clients through 2 major recessions and market downturns over the last 2 decades, and within that context, delivers a level of seasoned experience and an academic approach to asset management. Utilizing a comprehensive planning process, he also employs alternative strategies to mitigate risk and tactical allocations within the context of current economic conditions. He is a graduate of the University of Maine, Bachelor of Science. He has completed Series 7, 63, 65, and is a Registered Life, Health and Disability Insurance Agent. Besides being a Financial Advisor for over 20 years, Eric is an avid outdoorsman, wine maker, real estate investor and a past Golden Gloves Boxer.
Peggy East joined the Ogier Hall Group in 2004 after gaining experience in financial services at Hewins Carson. Peggy is originally from Virginia Beach, but now resides in Hope with her husband, Andrew.
Jen Coursey started her career in financial services in 2004 after earning her bachelor's degree in Communication and Public Relations from the University of Maine. She joined the Ogier Hall Group in 2011 after gaining experience at local community banks. She is currently pursuing her master's degree in Marketing and Research Analytics. Jen lives in Camden with her husband, Mark and son, Ezra.