J. Michael Horwitz, Jr.

Managing Director, Head of Energy Technology Investment Banking | Robert W. Baird & Co.

Michael is a Managing Director and Head of Baird’s Energy Technology Investment Banking team. He joined Investment Banking in early 2012 after several years in Baird’s Equity Research Department as a Senior Research Analyst covering the Energy Technology and Resource Management sector. Prior to joining Baird, Michael was Managing Director and Head of Clean Technology Research at Stanford Group Company and a Senior Research Analyst and Partner at Pacific Growth Equities in San Francisco.

Throughout his career, Michael often has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Bloomberg Businessweek and The New York Times as well as appearances on CNBC for his unique insights into the ever changing new energy landscape.

Michael also worked on the buy side at North Point Partners, Jackson Square Partners and Hilspen Capital Management. He started his Wall Street career at Alex. Brown & Sons in 1996. 

Michael received a BS in Financial Economics and a BA in Philosophy at Southern Methodist University.

Additionally Michael serves on the Catalyst Campaign Committee Board at the Exploratorium Museum in San Francisco as well as Co-Chair of the Boys & Girls Club of San Francisco Annual Golf Tournament.