Jaleigh White & Andy McKay: Succession Planning & Transition Readiness
Andy McKay has over 35 years’ experience in executing middle-market M&A, investment, financial, valuation, and other business transactions. Prior to joining Baird, he was Head of Investment Banking at Hilliard Lyons. He is a member of the Kentucky and Georgia bars and the Kentucky Society of CPAs. He is Accredited in Business Valuation by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Andy is a board member of several closely held and family businesses. He has a B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a J.D. with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law.
Jaleigh White comes to Baird through the 2019 acquisition of Hilliard Lyons. In her new role Jaleigh works with advisors and their most complex clients ensuring that all business owners, executives and multi-generational clients have access to the resources they need to meet their individual goals. At Hilliard Lyons, Jaleigh was Executive Vice President. She joined the firm in in 2011 and had direct responsibility for Hilliard Lyons Trust Company, Wealth and Family Office, Wealth Planning and all investment products and services.
In her prior role at Fifth Third Bank headquarters in Cincinnati, Jaleigh was Managing Director of the Private Bank. In 2009, her team launched their family office, Mirador Family Wealth Advisors, with Jaleigh as its inaugural CEO.
Prior to joining the banking industry in the 1990’s, Jaleigh spent over a decade in public accounting. She began her career at Arthur Andersen and later joined Kemper CPA Group where she served as Managing Partner for the Tax Department that served the firm’s 26 offices in Indiana, Illinois, California and Florida.