DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilltop Securities Inc. announced that Laura Alexander, regional managing director of public finance advisory services, has been selected as an honoree for the Dallas Business Journal’s 2019 Women in Business Awards.
“We’re absolutely thrilled to see Laura recognized for her many years of outstanding work,” said HilltopSecurities Vice Chairman and Head of Public Finance David Medanich, who nominated Alexander for the award. “Laura is a motivated, highly accomplished leader who is trusted and respected within our organization and by our clients.”
The Dallas Business Journal's 12th annual Women in Business Awards honors North Texas' most influential business women. Alexander was nominated for her leadership, professional accomplishments and community service. As a financial advisor to public-sector clients and nonprofits, Alexander and the firm offer a wide range of services, including advising municipalities, counties, water districts, universities, school districts, and airport authorities on bond issuances to fund capital improvement projects. Since 2014, Alexander led or served on teams handling 164 transactions totaling more than $8.8 billion.
“I’m honored to be recognized by the Dallas Business Journal for doing a job I love,” said Alexander. “I work with an incredible, talented team. It’s very rewarding to help organizations achieve their goals. I would encourage young people who have an interest in finance, and who also want to make a meaningful difference in their communities, to consider a career in public finance.”
Alexander joined HilltopSecurities in 1996, after which she ascended to her current position as regional managing director of the firm’s Fort Worth office and was appointed to the board of directors for HilltopSecurities. Alexander also serves as president of the board of trustees of Fort Worth Country Day (FWCD), a private college-preparatory school in Fort Worth.
Recipients of the Dallas Business Journal’s Women in Business Awards will be recognized at an awards luncheon on August 21 at the Fairmont Dallas.
About Hilltop Securities Inc.
Hilltop Securities Inc. 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 www.HilltopSecurities.com. Member: NYSE/FINRA/SIPC.