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M. Bradley Winges

President & Chief Executive Officer

As President and Chief Executive Officer of HilltopSecurities, Mr. Winges leads the firm’s strategic direction and oversees the investment bank’s financial strength, stability, and 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, also served as head of fixed income services, head of firm investments and trading, president of Piper Jaffray Investment Management, and head of municipal sales and trading, among other roles
  • Also led the firm’s risk management efforts and balance sheet investing and funding


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

Current Affiliations

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

Past Affiliations

  • Bond Dealers of America, Chairman of the Board (two terms)
  • Chicago Board of Trade, Member
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Board member
  • Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare St.Paul, former board member
years of financial industry experience
wonderful children and wife of 28 years
avid hockey fan. Go Wild! Go Stars! Go Harvard!
"If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking."
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