Milwaukee-based Robert W. Baird & Co. has added Denise Wypiszenski as managing director and chief operating officer of its Private Wealth Management group.
Wypiszenski will focus on supporting Baird’s financial advisors and branch offices nationwide to better serve clients and grow the business. She also will help advance ongoing recruitment, financial advisor training and other key strategic initiatives.
She was most recently the director and COO of the western division of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, a division of Morgan Stanley.
Baird’s Private Wealth Management group has added nearly 100 financial advisors since the beginning of 2009.