Updated Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, 1:57 p.m.
Baird Capital Partners — The private equity arm of Robert W. Baird & Co. added Jim Conniff as a managing director. He will be based in Chicago, where Baird is headquartered, and work within the firm’s investment banking industrial team. Conniff returns to Baird from Goldman Sachs & Co. where he was a senior member. Earlier in his career, he was a director in Baird’s industrial investment banking team.