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The Boehmler Shelton Group has over 55 years of combined financial planning experience. Today, our multi-generational team in Dyersburg, Tennessee is dedicated as ever to maintaining the highest standards of service, integrity and discretion that we’ve become known for. Through life’s ups and downs, our team will remain steadfast in our commitment to serving you, your family, and your future.

Bill Boehmler

Managing Director, Financial Advisor

(731) 287-9700

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.

Bill holds the 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

Cole joined Hilliard Lyons in Dyersburg, Tennessee 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

Kristy joined Hilliard Lyons in Dyersburg, Tennessee in 2012 before transitioning to Baird in 2019, and brings over 14 years of financial services experience to The Boehmler-Shelton Group. 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.

Christy Binkley

Client Assistant


Christy joined our Baird team in March 2021. Her business career started in 2016. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business. Christy serves as a Client Assistant and has proven herself to be a valuable member of our team. Her positive attitude, experience, and willingness to learn are a significant contribution to our team.

Christy is married to Chad, and they have a daughter, Reagan. Most of their free time is spent at the softball field watching her daughter play. She and her family are huge Green Bay Packer fans, so much so that they named their dog “Packer”.