John Baird has served as legal counsel to large public and privately held corporations. He also practiced law as a senior and founding partner in the law firm of Corbridge, Baird & Christensen, where he focused on commercial litigation and corporate transactions.
In 2004, John served as corporate counsel for Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW), a national provider of energy services to the U.S. electricity production industry. In 2005, he accepted the position of Vice President of Liquid Fuels for Headwaters Energy Services. As such, he headed the company’s initiatives for the commercialization of clean-coal and renewable fuel technologies.
John was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, has lived and worked overseas, and currently resides in Salt Lake City with his wife Nancy. He speaks fluent Spanish.