Pacific Northwest Market Director
John is the Branch Manager for the Seattle office of Baird as well as the Market Director for the Pacific Northwest.
John began his investment career at Ragen MacKenzie with the institutional equity group. He spent several years in San Francisco with the investment bank WR Hambrecht before returning to Seattle where he worked for Merrill Lynch. Prior to joining Baird, John was with McAdams Wright Ragen from 2009 - 2014 and became Branch Manager in 2011.
John graduated from the University of Oregon in 1988. He has been FINRA licensed since 1995. He and his wife, Heather, have two children and a chocolate lab. They live on Mercer Island.
Lynn Howard CFP®
Branch Administrative Manager
Lynn is the Branch Administrative Manager for Baird's Seattle office and is responsible for the leadership of the support staff.
She began her career in the investment industry in 1996 at Paine Webber in Bellevue, Washington. Since then, she has worked for KMS Financial Services and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney. In 2012, she joined McAdams Wright Ragen.
Lynn graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1990. She earned her CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER TM designation in 2017. Lynn has been FINRA licensed since 1998. She and her husband, Jeffrey, have two children and reside in Renton.