William G. Baynard, Jr.

Managing Director

Bill serves as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Relationship Manager.

Bill, a Charlotte native, has broad experience spanning over 30 years. This experience has ranged from fixed income trading and sales, futures trading and stock investment management. Prior to forming Novare Capital, he spent 5 years managing The Baymen Group, LLC; a hedge fund that designed and implemented quantitative trading programs in the futures markets. Bill worked for 12 years with First Union Capital Markets serving individual and institutional portfolio managers dealing in a variety of products and strategies. 

Bill earned a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has worked with a number of private companies and non-profit ministries. Bill and his family are members of Uptown Presbyterian Church PCA. He has two children and enjoys sports, coaching and teaching youth.