Kellogg Magazine  |  Spring/Summer 2015




Baird announced that Steve Booth has been named CEO effective Jan. 1, 2016. Booth adds the CEO title in addition to his role as president, which he was named in 2014 as part of a multiple-year transition plan. He succeeds Paul Purcell, who will continue as chairman of the employee-owned international financial services firm. Purcell and Booth joined Baird in 1994. Booth previously led Baird’s investment banking team and served as co-head of the firm’s Equity Capital Markets business.

Stuart Kerr and his wife, June, moved to Highland Beach, Florida. Stuart is currently senior vice president for Fleetmatics (a fast growing SAAS firm). In December 2015, the firm reached a milestone of $2 billion in market cap on the New York Stock Exchange.

Todd Zarin joined BFS Capital as its general counsel and secretary. BFS Capital is a leading tech-enabled source of business financing with its headquarters in Coral Springs, Florida. Zarin looks forward to running into any South Florida-based (or visiting) Kellogg friends and classmates and catching up!