Hilltop Securities Inc., a financial services firm and registered investment adviser headquartered in Dallas, has appointed Bradley Winges to serve as president and chief executive officer of the company. He succeeds Hill Feinberg, who will remain in his role as chairman.
Winges joins Hilltop Securities from Piper Jaffray where he was senior executive managing director and a member of the company’s leadership team.
“We are excited to welcome Brad to Hilltop Securities and look forward to his leadership and experience as we continue our efforts to grow our business across the country,” said Feinberg. “Brad is a proven and respected leader with decades of experience in the financial services industry. His fresh perspective, strategic vision, and deep industry ties will serve us well as we begin this next chapter in our long history.”
Winges is a past two-term chairman of the Bond Dealers of America (BDA) board of directors and currently serves on the board’s executive committee and as co-chair of the BDA’s fixed income market structure working group. He is a founding member of the American Securities Association and was appointed to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (FIMSAC) last year.
Hilltop Securities’ areas of focus include public finance, municipal and taxable fixed income underwriting, sales and trading; equity and portfolio trading; retail brokerage services; securities clearing; structured finance; and securities lending. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), HilltopSecurities’ affiliates include Hilltop Securities Independent Network Inc., PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending and National Lloyds Corporation.