UW-Madison Alumnus Takes the Helm as CEO of HilltopSecurities: Brad Winges

M. Bradley Winges has joined Hilltop Securities Inc. as president and chief executive officer, succeeding Hill A. Feinberg who remains in his role as chairman.

“I’m grateful for the opportunity to lead HilltopSecurities at this exciting time in the firm’s history. HilltopSecurities is recognized as a trusted industry leader with extensive client relationships stretching back more than 70 years,” Winges said. “In addition to outstanding client service, HilltopSecurities is highly admired for its impressive and diverse talent. I look forward to working with Hill and our leadership team to expand our presence and bolster the firm’s already substantial national footprint across all of our business lines.”

Winges joins HilltopSecurities from Piper Jaffray where he was senior executive managing director and a member of the company’s leadership team. He will office out of HilltopSecurities’ headquarters in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with his Bachelor of Science degree in economics.

“We are excited to welcome Brad to HilltopSecurities and look forward to his leadership and experience as we continue our efforts to grow our business across the country,” said Hill A. Feinberg, chairman of HilltopSecurities. “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.