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About Us | Leadership | Clayton Sheppard
Clayton Sheppard
Head of Structured Finance

As Executive Managing Director and Head of Structured Finance, Mr. Sheppard oversees the TBA Housing & Commodities efforts. His focus also includes partnering with leaders across the firm on new business development and strategic growth initiatives.

Career Highlights

  • Joined HilltopSecurities in 2009
  • Previously led HilltopSecurities’ financial analyst team as financial planning and analysis senior manager
  • Played key role on the integration team during HilltopSecurities’ 2016 merger
  • Has worked closely with executive team on new corporate development, firm-wide recruitment, and business modeling
  • Prior to joining HilltopSecurities, served as a financial advisory consultant at Deloitte

Current Affiliations

  • Park Cities Presbyterian Church, Children’s Ministry Volunteer & Music Leader
  • Providence Christian School of Texas, Development Captain
  • YMCA youth sports coach


  • B.B.A., Accounting, Texas A&M University
  • M.S., Finance, Texas A&M University

Registration & Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Series 7, 24, 27, and 63

Get to Know Clayton

years of financial industry experience
midnight minimum daily bedtime (young kids + Hilltop to-dos)
cover band lead singer of The Dad Band
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
Harry Truman
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