Baird adds another industry, banking veteran to government and defense team
- By Nick Wakeman
- Aug 12, 2021
Investment bank Baird has added Jonathan Kirkland to its government and defense team as a director.
Kirkland brings several years of experience in industry. He most recently was chief financial officer with Illuminate, a RLH Equity Partners platform focused on intelligence collection and analysis services. He also was senior director of strategic investments and partnerships for SAP’s National Security Services subsidiary also known as NS2.
For 10 years, he was an investment banker in the defense sector and spent six years with Houlihan Lokey as a part of their aerospace, defense and government team.
Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.