BRADENTON, Fla. — Though Rob Baird developed an early interest in politics, most of his career was spent climbing the ladder at Memphis-based Morgan Keegan & Co.

Starting as the firm’s first public finance banker, Baird rose through the ranks over 32 years to leadership positions as the head of fixed income and investment banking.

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