Investing is one of the biggest financial decisions a person can made. One of the biggest investment firms, Hillard Lyons, is based in Louisville.The firm has offices in several states including Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, the Carolinas, and Michigan, among others. It has been repeatedly voted one of the best places to work in Kentuckiana.
The firm's predecessors date back to several firms in 1854. The firm as we know it today began in 1965 when JJB Hillard & Sons merged with WL Lyons and Company. In 1998 the company was owned by PNC, but since 2008 it is shared between the employees and Houchens Industries.
Hillard Lyons is one of the most well respected companies in Louisville. They are a major supporter of the Louisville arts community, being major supporters of the Kentucky Opera, Actors Theatre of Louisville,Louisville Orchestra, the Arts Fund, and Junior Achievement. The company has been recognized on numerous occasions for their work in the community.