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John G. Oleon Joins HilltopSecurities as Managing Director of Operations

DALLAS, July 17, 2018 – Hilltop Securities Inc. (HTS) announced today that John G. Oleon has joined the firm as managing director of operations, overseeing the company’s operations department from its headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

Oleon has more than three decades of experience in the financial services industry, most recently with Fidelity Investments where he led Fidelity’s international operations and network management department. He has also held positions with Jefferies and Co., Knight Equity Markets and Banc of America Securities, among others. He began his career with Bear Stearns. Throughout his career, Oleon has established a strong background in the development and implementation of technology initiatives.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome John to HilltopSecurities during this exciting time in the growth of our firm,” said HilltopSecurities Chief Administrative Officer John Muschalek. “We continue to invest in technology, applications and personnel to support our growth. Adding someone of John’s caliber is just another example of HilltopSecurities investing for the future.”

A longtime resident of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Oleon has served as president of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s (SIFMA) Securities Operations Section. He also has served as a member of SIFMA’s Cross Border Executive Committee and is a graduate of SIFMA’s Securities Industry Institute at Wharton. Oleon earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Strayer University.

“HilltopSecurities has a strong reputation in the industry and I’m excited to join such a dynamic firm with its diverse mix of business,” Oleon said. “I look forward to assisting with the expansion and improvement of our technology solutions as we seek new opportunities to enhance our clients’ experience.”

About Hilltop Securities Inc.
Hilltop Securities Inc., a member of NYSE, FINRA and SIPC, delivers forthright advice and tailored solutions for municipal issuers, institutions, broker-dealers and individuals. The financial services firm 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; 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. Learn more at

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