General Council & CCO
Laird Norton Wealth Management
Robert J. Hille is general counsel and chief compliance officer for Laird Norton Wealth Management in Seattle, Washington. He is responsible for all legal and compliance functions for the company as well as overseeing the fulfillment of the regulatory requirements for its trust company and its registered investment advisor. With over 30 years of experience, he has worked extensively with SEC and trust company regulatory issues. His prior positions include chief compliance officer and risk manager for GenSpring Family Offices in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; senior vice president and trust officer for SunTrust Private Capital Group in Orlando, Florida; and manager of fiduciary consultants for the Bank of America Private Bank in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition, Rob has served as a board member for both SunTrust Delaware Trust Company and Teton Trust Company. As a partner with the law firm Brackman, Hille & Freed, P.C. in St. Louis, he focused on trust and estate planning, probate, tax, small business and corporate matters. Rob has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Tulsa and a Juris Doctorate from the Washington University School of Law.