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    Last year, more than 1,300 employees at this financial services firm—nearly half the total workforce—volunteered during Baird Gives Back, its annual service week. “It’s great team building,” says Laura Thurow, director of the private wealth management research, services, and product division. She has helped recruit roughly 30 employees a year to cook meals at the Gathering, a Milwaukee anti-hunger nonprofit. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

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    Company Info

    Industry
    Financial Services & Insurance
    Sector-
    Year founded1,919
    HQ location
    Milwaukee, Wis.
    Type of org
    Private
    # of work sites
    122
    U.S. employees
    3,058
    Global employees
    3,167
    Web addresswww.rwbaird.com

    Philanthropy

    Total company donations$3,598,437
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    yes
    Max PTO for volunteering
    16
    Company matches employee contribution
    yes
    Total amount matched (past 12 mo)$517,281
    Avg match/employee$169.2