HilltopSecurities Director Marti Shew Recognized as Rising Star by The Bond Buyer

DALLAS, October 6, 2016 – Hilltop Securities Inc. Public Finance Director Marti Shew was recently recognized by The Bond Buyer as one of the municipal bond industry’s 24 Rising Stars.

The Rising Star program was launched earlier this year “to identify municipal finance professionals under the age of 40 who have demonstrated leadership skills, are excellent collaborators, have displayed innovation and creativity in approaching their job, and have made positive contributions to the community,” according to The Bond Buyer.

Ms. Shew joined FirstSouthwest, a division of HilltopSecurities, in 2004 and specializes in providing financial advice and implementing the planning and financing of debt for local governments. She has structured more than 200 financings totaling more than $2 billion for a variety of issuers including cities, counties, public and private universities, hospitals and water districts. In addition, she is the Dallas area event chair for the Texas Chapter of Women in Public Finance and served on that organization’s board from 2013 to 2015.

“This is a very exclusive and well deserved honor for Marti and we are extremely proud to have her as a member of the HilltopSecurities’ team,” said HilltopSecurities Head of Public Finance Jack Addams. “She has a special talent for delivering complex information to clients in a way that is clear, concise and easy to understand. We congratulate Marti and look forward to sharing her bright future as a leader in our industry.”

About Hilltop Securities Inc.

Hilltop Securities Inc., a member of NYSE, FINRA and SIPC, delivers the forthright advice and tailored solutions necessary for municipal issuers, institutions, broker-dealers and individuals to thrive. The financial services firm and registered investment adviser is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States. The firm’s 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; corporate 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. Learn more at HilltopSecurities.com.