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Jim Fields

Chief Enterprise Risk Officer
Hilltop Holdings

As Chief Enterprise Risk Officer, Mr. Fields oversees the financial and regulatory risks of Hilltop Holdings and subsidiaries including credit, market, liquidity, interest rate, counterparty, and model risk.

Mr. Fields chairs the Hilltop Holdings Credit Risk Committee and the Model Risk Governance Committee, as well as being a member of the Asset & Liability Committee. He also serves on the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas’ Chief Risk Officer Panel.

Career Highlights

  • Over 24 years in the financial services industry
  • Public and private sector experience
  • Texas Financial Institutions Examiner
  • Federal Bank Examiner
  • 15 years with PlainsCapital Bank / Hilltop Holdings
  • Banking Expert Witness


  • B.B.A. in Economics, Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Bank Board of Directors Certification Southwest Graduate School of Banking, Southern Methodist University
  • Commissioned Federal Bank Examiner Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Current Affiliations

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas panelist
  • United States Army, 36th Infantry Division
  • Bronze Star Association
  • National Infantry Association

Past Affiliations

  • JJBC Cycling Team
  • YMCA of Richardson
  • Director, Valkyrie Equities Corp.
adult children
overseas combat tours of duty
states visited
"Each of us, with the right attitude and the right motivation, is capable of doing so much more than we think we can do."
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