John Muschalek is Senior Managing Director, Head of HilltopSecurities Wealth Management and President of Momentum Independent Network. He oversees the firm’s wealth management business, including the private client group and independent advisor network.
Mr. Muschalek has been with the firm for more than 29 years and most recently served as chief administrative officer. He joined HilltopSecurities’ legacy firm, First Southwest Company, in 1992, where he served as chief financial officer, financial and operations principal, and head of correspondent clearing and securities lending, among other roles.
He currently serves on the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Financial Responsibility Committee, and District 6 Committee, as well as on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. Previously, Mr. Muschalek served on FINRA’s National Adjudicatory Council and is a past chairman of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) Clearing Firms Committee.