As one of the nation's oldest investment firms, Hilliard Lyons has been providing financial insight to generations of clients since 1854. Our Financial Consultants provide a thoroughly planned approach to wealth management, focusing on the creation, preservation and distribution of wealth in alignment with the different stages of a clients life.

We specialize in wealth planning for retirement needs, business succession, education funding and legacy building. Utilizing a wide array of investment solutions, we can customize a wealth management strategy for even the most complex of financial pictures.


Senior Management

  • James Allen, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
  • Thomas Kessinger III, President
  • Alan Newman, Executive Vice President and Director, Private Client Group
  • Gary England, Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer
  • Jaleigh White, Executive Vice President and Director, Wealth Services
  • Joe Cutsinger, Executive Vice President and Director, Budget and Financial Analytics
  • Nick Papachristou, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
  • Chuck Grimley, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Carmella Miller, Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer 


Company Ownership
Hilliard Lyons is owned by Houchens Industries – a diversified conglomerate owned by its employees – and Hilliard Lyons employees.

Media Contact information
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To support the recommendations of our Financial Consultants, Hilliard Lyons draws on an extensive menu of investment products, including professional managed accounts, stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, annuities and insurance.
We have more than 70 branch offices to serve you, located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.