Milwaukee, Wis. (July 12, 2014) The WE Group of Robert W. Baird & Co., Mequon, Wis., is continuing its sponsorship of The Milwaukee Masterpiece. The announcement was made today by Paul Westphal, director, The WE Group.
“The Milwaukee Masterpiece is one of the attractions that make Milwaukee great. Baird has been committed to Milwaukee since our beginnings in 1919 and our support of the Masterpiece is representative of our community involvement,” Westphal said. “Great city, on a great lake with a great Concours d’Elegance automobile experience. We salute all that make the Masterpiece and their aspiration to be the finest show of its kind in the Midwest.” The WE Group has been a sponsor of The Milwaukee Masterpiece for several years.
“We’re delighted to count The WE Group of Robert W. Baird & Co. among our wonderful sponsors. Our sponsors’ commitment enables The Milwaukee Masterpiece to fulfill its mission to support local charities that enrich the lives of many in our community,” said Leon Flagg, chairman, The Masterpiece Ltd.
The Milwaukee Masterpiece is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2014. The Milwaukee Masterpiece will feature different collections on each day of the weekend-long event, Aug. 23 – 24, at Veterans Park on Milwaukee’s lakefront. The public is invited.
• Club Saturday At The M, Aug. 23 – A gathering of local and regional car club members who display their favored marques. Club Day will begin with a Parade of vehicles from the Harley-Davidson Museum to the show grounds on Aug. 23.
• The Style & Speed Social, Aug. 23 – A social event in which Milwaukee Masterpiece participants and guests enjoy an evening of food, beverage and camaraderie in a unique setting. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
• The Masterpiece Concours d’Elegance, Aug. 24 – More than 250 stunning vehicles selected by the concours committee take over the show grounds to compete for senior awards including Best of Show, Chairman’s Cup and Chief Judge’s Cup as well as first-in-class distinction.
Baird is an employee-owned, international wealth management, capital markets, private equity and asset management firm with offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. Established in 1919, Baird has more than 2,900 associates serving the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and municipal clients. Baird has more than $100 billion in client assets. Committed to being a great place to work, Baird ranked No. 9 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014 – its 11th consecutive year on the list. Baird’s principal operating subsidiaries are Robert W. Baird & Co. in the United States and Robert W. Baird Group Ltd. in Europe. Baird also has an operating subsidiary in Asia supporting Baird’s investment banking and private equity operations. For more information, please visit Baird’s Web site at www.rwbaird.com. Member SIPC.
The Masterpiece Ltd. is organized and operated exclusively to support other public charities including but not limited to those operating in southeastern Wisconsin which provide medical and social service care and relief to underprivileged children and families through various motor vehicle-related fundraising events.