Broker Check

Team

Bill Boehmler

Director, Associate Branch Manager

(731) 287-9700

BBoehmler@rwbaird.com

Bill Boehmler, Director and Associate Branch Manager, opened the Dyersburg, TN office of Hilliard Lyons in 1995, before transitioning to Baird when the two firms merged in 2019. Bill has over 37 years’ experience in the financial services industry and is a graduate of Missouri State University.

During his time with Hilliard Lyons, Bill earned the Chartered Wealth Advisor designation, which is awarded to advisors who have completed an extensive six-month program concerning the varied aspects of wealth management. Bill also holds Registered Options Principal, General Securities Principal, Financial Operations Principal, and Municipal Securities Principal designations. Bill furthered his industry education by attending and graduating from the Securities Industry Institute at Wharton in 2002. In 2012, Bill was elected to the Board of Trustees of the Securities Industry Institute, where he served for six years.  

Bill specializes in retirement planning, asset allocation, cash flow analysis, and professional account management for individuals and business owners. He has been married for over 40 years to his wife, Judy. Bill is a member of the Holy Angels Catholic Church and serves on the Dyersburg State Community College Foundation board.  

Cole Shelton, CFP®

Vice President, Financial Advisor

(731) 287-9700

CShelton@rwbaird.com

Cole joined Hilliard Lyons in 2012 after working in a similar role with Merrill Lynch, then transitioned to Baird in 2019. Cole is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner and specializes in retirement planning, tax planning, and reducing investment risk through calculated portfolio allocation. Cole’s primary focus is to help clients build a financial roadmap that will define their outlook for the future, but organize it in a way to make it understandable. In 2019 Cole was honored by Forbes as a Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisor, a recognition reserved for talented advisors who represent the future of the wealth management industry.

Cole earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Memphis, where he was a Division I baseball player, and acknowledges the role the sport played in building his work ethic and team mentality. Most of Cole’s time outside of the office is spent with his wife, Ellen, a former Miss Tennessee, and their daughter, Willa, who they adopted from China. He and his family are actively involved with First Baptist Church of Dyersburg, where he serves as a deacon and is also on the Finance Committee.

Kristy Miles

Client Assistant

(731) 287-9700

KMiles@rwbaird.com

Kristy joined Hilliard Lyons in 2012 before transitioning to Baird in 2019, and brings over 14 years of financial services experience to Boehmler-Shelton Wealth Advisors. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Martin. As the team’s operations manager, Kristy is responsible for seeing that everyone operates in an efficient and diligent manner. She takes great pride in being able to work for our clients and understands that without them our team is nothing.  

Kristy and her family are actively involved in the community and their church, First Baptist Dyersburg. Her husband, Travis, and her daughter, Ashley, are what drive her happiness and fantastic outlook on life.

Caroline Tipton

Client Assistant

(731) 287-9700

CTipton@rwbaird.com

Caroline began her financial services career started in 2012 and has worked for Boehmler-Shelton Wealth Advisors since 2015. Her primary role is to assist with financial plans, but she also collaborates with Kristy on operations, and has carved out a niche in helping the team service employer-sponsored retirement plans. She carries a tremendous amount of ambition and demands that we work in a manner that exceeds client expectations. 

Caroline earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from Mississippi State University and is now pursuing her Series 7 license.  Her husband, Michael, owns a successful well-drilling business in the boot-heel of Missouri, where both of their families have strong agricultural roots. Caroline enjoys caring for her dogs, running, gardening, and tending to her flock of chickens.

Cindy Gean

Client Assistant

(731) 287-9700

CGean@rwbaird.com

Cindy Gean has been in the financial services industry for over 40 years, with experience supporting our firm’s private wealth clients dating back to 1999. Cindy has an intimate understanding of the back-office operations and client service aspect of our securities industry branch. She is also responsible for branch compliance procedures and has been invaluable to the growth and success of the team.

Cindy and her husband Mark, have three children, Neal, Shelby and Dalton. In their free time, they enjoy family, friends and weekends at Kentucky Lake.

Matt Smith

Client Assistant

(731) 287-9700

MASMITH@rwbaird.com

Matt joined Boehmler-Shelton Wealth Advisors at the beginning of 2018, coming over from Capital Financial Group in Nashville. He serves in a variety of roles within the team, including assisting with operations, marketing, and client relationship management.

A standout baseball player at Dyer County High School, Matt went on to graduate from the University of Tennessee at Martin with a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. Outside of work, Matt enjoys spending time with friends and family, is an avid sports fan, and volunteers with various organizations within the community.