David Leiker

DAVID LEIKER leads research efforts in covering the automotive sector at
Robert W. Baird & Co. Mr. Leiker rejoined Baird in 1997 after nine years
at Cleary Gull Reiland & McDevitt, Inc., and two earlier years at Baird.
He was named runner-up in the Reuters Institutional Investor survey in
the autos and auto parts industry among boutique investment firms; in
2002, he was selected for The Wall Street Journal’s Best on the Street
Analyst Survey for autos and auto Parts; and he was named among the
top-10 analysts in The Reuters Survey for US larger companies in the
automobiles and components industry. He received a BSBA degree in
Finance from Creighton University and an MBA in Finance from the
University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he participated in the Applied
Security Analysis Program. Mr. Leiker is a Chartered Financial Analyst.