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HilltopSecurities Welcomes Katy Ehlers and Kris Field to Private Client Group


DALLAS, May 9, 2022 – HilltopSecurities recently welcomed financial advisors Katy Ehlers and Kris Field to its Private Client Group. Ehlers will be based in Sherman Oaks, California, and report to Regional Head of Wealth Management Peter Cappos. Her focus will include community banks and comprehensive wealth management services. Field will be Dallas-based and report to Regional Head of Wealth Management Steve Jones.

“We believe adding the talent and experience of Katy and Kris to our Private Client Group further enhances the strength of our wealth management platform,” said John Muschalek, head of wealth management at HilltopSecurities. “Their focus on delivering the highest level of personal service to their clients perfectly aligns with HilltopSecurities’ relationship-focused culture. Our team is excited to welcome such accomplished financial professionals.”

Ehlers is a Certified Wealth Strategist and brings 17 years of financial services experience to her role as financial advisor. Prior to joining HilltopSecurities, she spent eight years at D.A. Davidson Companies where she served as a financial advisor. In addition, she has held positions at Crowell, Weedon, & Co., Stone & Youngberg, and The Seidler Companies. She has built her advisory business from a foundation in fixed income sales and trading, which has aided in her extensive knowledge of the markets and allows her to provide clients with “solution-focused” investment strategies. Ehlers received a bachelor’s in sociology with a minor in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Field brings 20 years of experience to his role as financial advisor. Prior to joining HilltopSecurities, he spent 15 years at Field Wealth Management Group. As president, he developed financial plans and offered advice on the purchase of various public and private securities, traditional stock and bond allocations, as well as other asset classes, including office, multifamily, residential, industrial, timber, and self-storage. Most recently, Field held positions at PNC Investments and BBVA Investment Services. He received a bachelor’s in economics from the University of California San Diego.

About HilltopSecurities
Hilltop Securities Inc. delivers forthright advice and tailored solutions for municipal issuers, institutions, broker-dealers, and individuals. The full-service municipal investment bank and registered investment adviser is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with offices across the United States. Areas of focus include public finance; municipal and taxable fixed income underwriting, sales, and trading; retail brokerage services; securities clearing; structured finance; and securities lending. A wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), HilltopSecurities’ affiliates include Momentum Independent Network Inc., PlainsCapital Bank, and PrimeLending. Learn more at Member: NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.

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