Executive Vice President
With Tectonic since inception, Michelle Baird serves as Executive Vice President. She leads Tectonic Financial’s accounting and tax regulatory compliance program. In addition to coordinating the firm’s financial audit process, Michelle assists in securing financing alternatives and conducts operational activity of Tectonic and certain of its affiliates. Michelle’s attention to detail, in-depth analysis and insight aid in setting the overall strategic direction of the firm.
Prior to Tectonic, Michelle provided tax/accounting services to Cain Watters & Associates, a comprehensive financial services firm serving dental practices. Originally an employee in the Cain Watters Tax Department, she eventually established her own management, tax and accounting firm that provided support services to Cain Watters and other affiliates, which included Tectonic.
Michelle began her career as a tax associate with a large regional public accounting firm. She is a graduate of University of Texas in Arlington and a Certified Public Accountant. She uses her financial proficiency to serve the 3to1 Foundation, which is dedicated to the financial education of young adults.