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Barbara Baird is the Manager of the Chicago Office of the State Retirement Systems (SRS) of Illinois. Barbara began her career with SRS in 1980 as the northern Illinois Field Representative, conducting seminars on retirement benefits. In 1986, she expanded the single employee operation to a fully operating field office.

Barbara administers the Chicago office and supervises the northern Illinois field work consisting of early, mid and late career workshops. She also acts as a speaker for various organizations and conducts special projects for SRS.

Barbara completed her undergraduate and graduate work in Philosophy at Northern Illinois University. She received her CRC designation from the International Foundation for Retirement Education (InFRE) in June 1999. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Pension Education Association in 1998- 2006, where she last held the office of Past-President.

Barbara Baird
MIchael A. Bilandic Building
160 N. LaSalle St.
Suite S220
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone 312-814-5853
Fax 312-814-5805

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