Margaret S. Edmunds

Director of AML and Corporate Compliance, AML Compliance Officer Baird

Margaret Edmunds is Director of AML and Corporate Compliance, and is the AML Compliance Officer at Baird.  In her role she is responsible for administering and overseeing the enterprise anti-money laundering compliance program, its resources and framework.  She is also responsible for the firm’s Personal Activities and Registrations compliance programs.


Prior to joining Baird in 2016, Margaret was Vice President, Central Supervision Manager and AMLRO-designate for BMO Harris Financial Advisors, Inc., with responsibility for overseeing the AML compliance program and implementation of related enterprise initiatives.  She has 20 years of industry experience, 13 with responsibility for AML and home office compliance teams.  Margaret represents Baird on the SIFMA AML & Financial Crimes Committee and is an active participant in a number of industry and peer discussion groups.  Margaret earned her Master of Business Administration from Marquette University and Bachelor of Science degrees in Economics and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.  She holds Series 7, 24, 53, and 63 registrations, Wisconsin Life and Health Insurance licenses, is a CFP® professional, and is CAMS certified.