Chris Staples, J.D.
Senior Vice President / Trust and Estate Planner
Chris Staples, J.D.
Senior Vice President / Trust and Estate Planner
Chris is a Senior Vice President and Estate Planner Manager for Hilliard Lyons Trust Company, LLC. He focuses on providing trust and estate planning guidance while interpreting wills and trusts. He has 19 years of experience in trust and estate planning. Chris is Chair of the Trust Company’s Policy and Procedure Committee and a member of the Strategic Planning Team.

Chris spent seven years with PNC as a Senior Wealth Planner in Louisville. Before that, he worked for Fifth Third Bank in Cincinnati, Ohio for 5 years in a variety of roles including as Associate Counsel to the Private Client Group. Before that he spent four years as a Law Clerk and Associate for Dodd & Dodd, a Louisville law firm. Chris received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northern Kentucky University and a J.D. from the University of Louisville. He has served in the U.S. Navy and the Naval Reserves. Chris is a board member for Home of the Innocents and the Louisville Nature Center. Chris joined Hilliard Lyons in 2014.
Willis W. Hobson, J.D.
Senior Vice President / Trust and Estate Planner
Willis W. Hobson, J.D.
Senior Vice President / Trust and Estate Planner
Will is a Senior Vice President and Trust and Estate Planner for Hilliard Lyons Trust Company, LLC. He works with Hilliard Lyons Financial Consultants and their clients offering trust and estate planning guidance. Will has over 30 years of experience in trust and estate planning and administration. He is a member of the Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations. He is also a member of the Louisville Estate Planning Counsel.

Will spent four years with the law firm of Greenebaum Doll & McDonald in Louisville, where he focused primarily on estate administration, estate planning, and trust administration. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee and a J.D. from the University of Louisville. Will joined Hilliard Lyons in 1990.
James W. Turner, Jr., J.D., LL.M., CFP®
Senior Vice President / Trust and Estate Planner
James W. Turner, Jr., J.D., LL.M., CFP®
Senior Vice President / Trust and Estate Planner
Jim is a Senior Vice President and Trust and Estate Planner for Hilliard Lyons Trust Company, LLC. He focuses on providing trust and estate planning guidance while interpreting wills and trusts. He has over 25 years of experience in trust and estate planning and administration. Jim is a Certified Financial Planner® and holds the Series 7 and Series 66 securities licenses. He is a member of the American, Kentucky, and Louisville Bar Associations.

Jim spent eleven years with National City Bank and its successor, PNC Bank, in trust and estate planning. Before that, he worked for twelve years in private practice as an estate planning and tax attorney for several Louisville law firms, including Sturm Paletti & Wilson and Goldberg Simpson. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University, a J.D. from the University of Memphis, and an LL.M. in taxation from Boston University. Jim is a board member for the Estate Planning Council of Louisville, the Donors Forum of Louisville, the Center for Nonprofit Excellence and the Louisville Youth Philanthropy Council. He is also chair elect for the Norton Healthcare Foundation. Jim joined Hilliard Lyons in 2011.
Jeffrey D. Uhling, J.D., LL.M.
Senior Vice President / Trust and Estate Planner
Jeffrey D. Uhling, J.D., LL.M.
Senior Vice President / Trust and Estate Planner
Jeff is a Senior Vice President and Trust and Estate Planner for Hilliard Lyons Trust Company, LLC. He focuses on providing trust and estate planning guidance while interpreting wills and trusts. He has over 30 years of experience in trust and estate planning and administration. Jeff is a member of the Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations.

Jeff spent nine years with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Before that, he spent five years in the Trust Department of PNC Bank and five years in private practice. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kentucky, a J.D. from the University of Louisville, and an LL.M. in taxation from the University of Miami. Jeff joined Hilliard Lyons in 2004.
Chambers Boyd Moore, CTFA
Vice President / Relationship Manager
Chambers Boyd Moore, CTFA
Vice President / Relationship Manager
Chambers is a Vice President and Relationship Manager with Hilliard Lyons Trust Company, LLC. She focuses on client service and provides coordination of products and services to clients. She has 12 years of experience in the investment industry. Chambers holds the Certified Trust and Financial Advisor designation and is pursuing the Certified Financial Planner designation. .

Before joining the Trust Company four years ago, Chambers was the Corporate Communications Director for Hilliard Lyons. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Simmons College in Boston and a Master’s degree from The Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Current community involvement includes service on the Board of Directors of Women 4 Women. She is a former board member for The Cabbage Patch and Home of the Innocents. Chambers joined Hilliard Lyons in 2006.
Ella Neely, J.D.
Estate Planning Associate
Ella Neely, J.D.
Estate Planning Associate
Ella is an Estate Planning Associate for Hilliard Lyons Trust Company, LLC. She provides a broad range of support to the trust and estate planning team. Ella has 5 years of experience in the investment industry.

Ella previously served as an intern at Hilliard Lyons where she reviewed and authorized personal, estate and business accounts to ensure FINRA compliance. She holds a B.S. degree from Lambuth University in Jackson, Tennessee and a J.D. degree from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. During her time at the University of Louisville, she was active with the Journal of Animal and Environmental Law, the Environmental Law and Land Use Society, and the National Moot Court team. Ella also studied at the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Guatemala. Ella joined Hilliard Lyons in 2013.