About Us | Leadership | Brad Winges
Brad Winges
President & Chief Executive Officer

As President and Chief Executive Officer of Hilltop Securities, Mr. Winges leads the firm’s strategic direction and oversees the investment bank’s financial strength, stability and Executive management.

Career Highlights

  • Before joining HilltopSecurities, Mr. Winges served as senior managing director at Piper Jaffray where he was a member of the leadership team
  • While at Piper Jaffray, he served as head of fixed income services, head of firm investments and trading, head of proprietary trading, and President of Piper Jaffray Investment Management.
  • Also led the firm’s fixed income risk management efforts and firmwide balance sheet investing and funding

Current Affiliations

  • American Securities Association, Founding Member and current Board Member
  • Securities and Exchange Commission, Fixed Income Market Structure Committee member
  • Bond Dealers of America, Fixed Income Market Structure Committee co-chair


  • B.S. in Economics, University of Wisconsin—Madison

Past Affiliations

  • Bond Dealers of America, Chairman of the Board (two terms)
  • Chicago Board of Trade, Member
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Member

Get to Know Brad

years of financial industry experience
wonderful children
avid hockey fan. Go Wild! Go Stars! Go Harvard!
“If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking.”
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