Broker Check


Rick Hobgood, CWA®

Director, Branch Manager

(270) 926-4747

Rick joined Baird in 1977 after earning his B.S. from WKU, majoring in both business and economics. Rick’s decades of experience provide the foundation for the Hobgood Financial Group. Rick is a Baird Certified Wealth Adviser®, and has attended the Securities Industry Institute. Rick is the chairman of the board of Owensboro’s RiverPark Center. Series 6, 7, 9, 10, and 63 licensed and Kentucky Life and Health Insurance licensed.

Rick has a passion for serving his community and currently is chairman of the board of Owensboro RiverPark Center, past chairman of the Owensboro Daviess County Convention and Visitors Bureau, past chairman of the board of the Foundation for Daviess County Public Schools, and past chairman of the board of the Owensboro Metropolitan Planning Commission. Rick and his wife Julie have five children and three grandchildren. In his leisure time Rick enjoys helping out in the community along with traveling, boating, and snow skiing.

Jeremy Edge

Vice President, Financial Advisor

(270) 926-4747

Jeremy works with individual clients through all phases of the retirement process: accumulation, preservation, and distribution. in addition to retirement planning he also helps with education planning, social security planning, and estate planning. He was recently recognized by Owensboro Living Magazine as Owensboro's Best Financial Consultant.

Jeremy is a family man that loves spending time with his wife, Sheryl, and two daughters: Addison and Haley Grace. In addition to coaching his girls in everything from football (yes, one of the girls plays football) to basketball, he is extremely active in the local community. Having previously served on the board of directors of the YMCA and the Daviess County Public Library, Jeremy is currently serving on the board of the RiverPark performing arts center and was recently elected to the Owensboro Public School board. He also continues to support his alma mater, the University of Kentucky, as the president of the Daviess County chapter of the local alumni association.

Taylor Hobgood, CFP®

Financial Advisor

(270) 926-4747

Taylor began his career in the financial service industry in 2013 and has over 8 years of investment experience. He is a graduate from Western Kentucky University where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree. Taylor is a second-generation family member at Baird, where he works alongside his father Rick.

He earned his Certified Financial Planner™ designation in 2018 which allows him to expand his passion for working with individuals and families to achieve their overall financial success and peace of mind. Along with the CFP® he holds his series 7 and 66 securities license and his Life, Health, and Variable Annuity license. Taylor is married and he and his wife Chelsey have one daughter and one son who all enjoy traveling and spending time with family and friends. His hobbies include hunting, skiing, biking, and being outdoors.

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP® in the U.S.

Susan Clark

Client Specialist

(270) 926-4747

Susan joined Baird in 2011 and has over 15 years of experience in the securities industry. Susan works with clients on a daily basis and facilitates a wide variety of inquiries. She offers first class, prompt service and provides personal attention to each client. Susan works closely with Rick, Jeremy and Taylor and aims to make the client experience excellent.

Susan is a graduate from Mid-Continent University with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree. Susan is married to Kevin, they have four children and six grandchildren. Outside the office Susan spends most of her time at Rough River with friends & family. Series 7 and 66 licensed.