Officers & Directors

Management Team

Jeremy B. Ford
Jeremy B. Ford
Co-Chief Executive Officer & President
Jeremy B. Ford

Areas of Responsibility

• Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since March 2010
• Director of PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• Has worked in the financial service industry for more than 12 years, primarily focused on investments in and acquisitions of depository institutions and insurance and finance companies
• Provided services to Hilltop Holdings Inc. under the prior Management Services Agreement with Diamond A Administration Company, LLC
• Actively involved in numerous potential acquisitions for Hilltop, the acquisition of National Lloyds Corporation in 2007 and PlainsCapital Corporation in 2012 and the divestiture of the mobile home communities business in 2007
• Previously served as principal of Ford Financial Fund, L.P., a private equity fund
• Worked for Diamond A-Ford Corporation from 2004 to 2008 where he was involved in various investments made by a family limited partnership
• Previously worked at Liberté Investors Inc. (now First Acceptance Corporation), California Federal Bank, FSB (now Citigroup Inc.) and Salomon Smith Barney (now Citigroup Inc.)
• Jeremy Ford is the son of Gerald J. Ford, Hilltop’s Chairman of the Board, and the brother-in-law of Corey G. Prestidge, Hilltop’s general counsel and secretary.

Current Affiliations

• Chairman of the Board of First Acceptance Corporation board of directors since November 2011

Alan B. White
Alan B. White
Co-Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chairman of the Board
Alan B. White

Board Responsibilities

• Serves on the board of Hilltop Holdings, Inc. as vice chairman
• Chairman of the board of directors for PlainsCapital Corporation, PlainsCapital Bank, PlainsCapital Securities, LLC, PlainsCapital Equity and PlainsCapital Insurance Services LLC
• Board of directors for FirstSouthwest Holdings LLC, PrimeLending and PlainsCapital Bank Lubbock

Profile

• Visionary entrepreneur and tireless community leader
• Founded PlainsCapital Corporation in 1987, and acquired Plains National Bank (later renamed PlainsCapital Bank) in 1988
• Continues to drive the Corporation’s unprecedented growth; in the first quarter of 2013, PlainsCapital reached $6.6 billion in assets
• Expanded PlainsCapital Corporation into a fully diversified financial institution offering banking, investment banking, public finance advisory, asset management, trust and residential mortgages with more than 330 locations in 45 states and more than 4,000 employees nationwide
• Led PlainsCapital’s acquisitions of FirstSouthwest and PrimeLending
• Led PlainsCapital’s acquisition by merger with Hilltop Holdings
• Is the champion of PlainsCapital’s relationship-focused approach to delivering financial services

Current Affiliations

• 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four Local Organizing Committee board of directors
• Circle Ten Boy Scouts of America board of directors
• North Texas Super Bowl Committee chairman
• Cotton Bowl Athletic Association board of directors
• MD Anderson Cancer Center Living Legend Committee member
• Dallas Citizens Council member

Past Affiliations

• Texas Tech Board of Regents chairman
• 2012 NCAA Men’s Final Four Local Organizing Committee board of directors
• Super Bowl XLV Host Committee board of directors
• Texas Tech University President’s Council member
• Texas Tech School of Business Chief Executive’s Roundtable founding chairman
• Texas Tech University Foundation executive committee member
• Red Raider Club chairman
• Covenant Health System board of trustees chairman
• Texas Hospital Association board of directors
• Methodist Hospital System board of trustees chairman

William B. Furr
William B. Furr
Chief Financial Officer
William B. Furr
Corey G. Prestidge
Corey G. Prestidge
General Counsel
Corey G. Prestidge

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings, Inc. board of directors

Profile

• Has served as general counsel and secretary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. since January 2008
• Assistant general counsel of Mark Cuban Companies from November 2005 to January 2008

• Former associate in the corporate and securities practice group at Jenkens & Gilchrist, a Professional Corporation, which is a former national law firm that is no longer providing legal services

Board of Directors

Gerald J. Ford
Gerald J. Ford
Chairman of the Board
Gerald J. Ford

Board Responsibilities

• Has served as chairman of the board of Hilltop Holdings Inc. since 2007 and has served as a director of Hilltop since 2005
• Has served as chairman of the board of PlainsCapital Corporation since 2012

Profile

• Co-managing partner of Ford Financial Fund II, L.P., a private equity fund
• Served as interim chief executive officer of Hilltop Holdings Inc. from January 1, 2010 until March 11, 2010
• Banking and financial institutions entrepreneur who has been involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions of private and public sector financial institutions, primarily in the Southwestern United States, over the past 35 years
• Acquired and consolidated 30 commercial banks from 1975 to 1993, forming First United Bank Group, Inc., a multi-bank holding company for which he functioned as chairman of the board and chief executive officer until its sale in 1994
• Led investment consortiums that acquired numerous financial institutions, forming in succession First Gibraltar Bank, FSB, First Madison Bank, FSB and First Nationwide Bank
• Served as chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer of Golden State Bancorp Inc. and its subsidiary, California Federal Bank, FSB, from 1998 to 2002

Current Affiliations

• McMoRan Exploration Co. board of directors
• Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. board of directors
• SWS Group, Inc. board of directors
• Scientific Games Corporation board of directors
• Southern Methodist University board of trustees

Past Affiliations

• Pacific Capital Bancorp board of directors chairman
• Triad Financial Corporation board of directors
• First Acceptance Corporation board of directors

Alan B. White
Alan B. White
Co-Chief Executive Officer & Vice Chairman of the Board
Alan B. White

Board Responsibilities

• Serves on the board of Hilltop Holdings, Inc. as vice chairman
• Chairman of the board of directors for PlainsCapital Corporation, PlainsCapital Bank, PlainsCapital Securities, LLC, PlainsCapital Equity and PlainsCapital Insurance Services LLC
• Board of directors for FirstSouthwest Holdings LLC, PrimeLending and PlainsCapital Bank Lubbock

Profile

• Visionary entrepreneur and tireless community leader
• Founded PlainsCapital Corporation in 1987, and acquired Plains National Bank (later renamed PlainsCapital Bank) in 1988
• Continues to drive the Corporation’s unprecedented growth; in the first quarter of 2013, PlainsCapital reached $6.6 billion in assets
• Expanded PlainsCapital Corporation into a fully diversified financial institution offering banking, investment banking, public finance advisory, asset management, trust and residential mortgages with more than 330 locations in 45 states and more than 4,000 employees nationwide
• Led PlainsCapital’s acquisitions of FirstSouthwest and PrimeLending
• Led PlainsCapital’s acquisition by merger with Hilltop Holdings
• Is the champion of PlainsCapital’s relationship-focused approach to delivering financial services

Current Affiliations

• 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four Local Organizing Committee board of directors
• Circle Ten Boy Scouts of America board of directors
• North Texas Super Bowl Committee chairman
• Cotton Bowl Athletic Association board of directors
• MD Anderson Cancer Center Living Legend Committee member
• Dallas Citizens Council member

Past Affiliations

• Texas Tech Board of Regents chairman
• 2012 NCAA Men’s Final Four Local Organizing Committee board of directors
• Super Bowl XLV Host Committee board of directors
• Texas Tech University President’s Council member
• Texas Tech School of Business Chief Executive’s Roundtable founding chairman
• Texas Tech University Foundation executive committee member
• Red Raider Club chairman
• Covenant Health System board of trustees chairman
• Texas Hospital Association board of directors
• Methodist Hospital System board of trustees chairman

Jeremy B. Ford
Jeremy B. Ford
Co-Chief Executive Officer & President
Jeremy B. Ford

Areas of Responsibility

• Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since March 2010
• Director of PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• Has worked in the financial service industry for more than 12 years, primarily focused on investments in and acquisitions of depository institutions and insurance and finance companies
• Provided services to Hilltop Holdings Inc. under the prior Management Services Agreement with Diamond A Administration Company, LLC
• Actively involved in numerous potential acquisitions for Hilltop, the acquisition of National Lloyds Corporation in 2007 and PlainsCapital Corporation in 2012 and the divestiture of the mobile home communities business in 2007
• Previously served as principal of Ford Financial Fund, L.P., a private equity fund
• Worked for Diamond A-Ford Corporation from 2004 to 2008 where he was involved in various investments made by a family limited partnership
• Previously worked at Liberté Investors Inc. (now First Acceptance Corporation), California Federal Bank, FSB (now Citigroup Inc.) and Salomon Smith Barney (now Citigroup Inc.)
• Jeremy Ford is the son of Gerald J. Ford, Hilltop’s Chairman of the Board, and the brother-in-law of Corey G. Prestidge, Hilltop’s general counsel and secretary.

Current Affiliations

• Chairman of the Board of First Acceptance Corporation board of directors since November 2011

Charlotte Jones Anderson
Charlotte Jones Anderson
Board Director/Trustee
Charlotte Jones Anderson

Board Responsibilities

• Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc. Board of Directors November 2012
• Director of PlainsCapital Corporation Board of Directors since September 2009

Profile

• Executive Vice President and Chief Brand Officer for the Dallas Cowboys Football Club, a National Football League team
• Held various positions with the Dallas Cowboys organization since 1989
• President of the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Foundation
• President of the Gene and Jerry Jones Family Arlington Youth Foundation
• President of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders
• Chairman, NFL Foundation
• Chairman, Salvation Army National Advisory Board since 2010
• Chairman, North Texas NCAA Final Four LOC

Current Affiliations

• Boys and Girls Clubs of America regional trustee
• The Rise School board of directors
• Southwestern Medical Foundation Board of Directors
• Dallas Center for Performing Arts Board
• Dallas Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors
• The Shelton School Board of Trustees
• Chairman, 125th Anniversary of The Salvation Army DFW Command
• Co-Chairman, 90th Anniversary of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
• SMU Tate Board of Directors
• Salvation Army YET Advisory Board
• Make-A-Wish Presidents Council
• TACA Corporate Council

Past Affiliations

• Super Bowl XLV host committee
• UT SOUTHWESTERN, Sweetheart Ball Chairman, 2013

Rhodes R. Bobbitt
Rhodes R. Bobbitt
Board Director/Trustee
Rhodes R. Bobbitt

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since November 2005
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• From 1987 to 2004, served as the regional office manager of the private client service group of Credit Suisse First Boston and its predecessor Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and became managing director
• From 1969 to 1987, worked in the private client service division in the Dallas office of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and became vice president of security sales

Current Affiliations

• University of Texas Development Board member
• First Acceptance Corporation board of directors, including the nominating and corporate governance, investment and audit committees

Tracy A. Bolt
Tracy A. Bolt
Board Director/Trustee
Tracy A. Bolt

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since November 2012
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since September 2009

Profile

• Co-founded Hartman Leito & Bolt, LLP in 1994, a regional accounting and consulting firm located in Dallas-Fort Worth, where he currently serves as a partner
• Served in various leadership roles, tax service line leader and a member of the firm’s executive committee
• Involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions of private companies in the financial services, distribution and manufacturing industries
• Strategic business advisory focusing on mergers and acquisitions, family office, high-wealth individuals and trusts, manufacturing, wholesale and distribution
• Serves in various executive capacities with several companies, including the HVAC industry and real estate
• Employed by Ernst & Young in the audit and tax practices prior to 1994
• Certified Public Accountant

Current Affiliations

• University of North Texas Accounting Advisory board member
• American Institute of Certified Public Accountants member
• Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants member
• All Saints Health Foundation board member
Trinity Valley School Board of Trustees and Trustee Committee
• Communities in Schools Foundation board member

Past Affiliations

• YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth board member
• Communities in Schools board member

W. Joris Brinkerhoff
W. Joris Brinkerhoff
Board Director/Trustee
W. Joris Brinkerhoff

Board Responsibilities

• Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since June 2005
• Director of PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since September 2012

Profile

• Founded a Native American-owned joint venture, Doyon Drilling Inc. J.V., in 1981 and served as its operations chief executive officer and chief financial officer until selling his venture interests in 1992
• Doyon Drilling Inc. designed, built, leased and operated state of the art mobile drilling rigs for ARCO and British Petroleum in conjunction with their development of the North Slope Alaska petroleum fields
• Currently manages, on a full-time basis, family interests including oil and gas production, a securities portfolio and various other business interests

J. Taylor Crandall
Board Director/Trustee
Charles R. Cummings
Charles R. Cummings
Board Director/Trustee
Charles R. Cummings

Board Responsibilities

• Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since October 2005
• Director of PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• Co-manager of Acoustical Control LLC, a provider of noise abatement primarily for the oil and gas industry; DQB Solutions, LLC, a service provider to the waste industry; and Argyle Equipment, LLC, a lessor of equipment to the waste industry
• President and chief executive officer of CB Resources, LLC, an investor in the oil and natural gas industry, since 1999
• President and chief executive officer of Container Investments, LLC, a lessor of equipment to the waste industry, since 1991
• Chairman of Aaren Scientific, Inc., a manufacturer of intraocular lenses used in cataract surgery
• Served as chief executive officer of Aaren Scientific, Inc. and its predecessors from 1998 to 2008
• Co-founder of I.E.S.I. Corporation in 1994, a regional, non-hazardous waste management company and served as a director until the sale of the company in January 2005
• Served as a managing director of AEA Investors, Inc., a private investment firm
• Former audit partner with Arthur Young & Company

Hill A. Feinberg
Hill A. Feinberg
Board Director/Trustee
Hill A. Feinberg

Board Responsibilities

• Director of Hilltop Holdings, Inc. since November 2012
• Director of PlainsCapital Corporation from December 2008 to November 2012
• Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of First Southwest Company since 1991

Profile

• Has served as chairman and CEO of First Southwest Company since 1991, when he and a group of investors acquired the Firm
• Led FirstSouthwest in a series of acquisitions from 1996-2004, in New England, New York and California, expanding the Firm’s investment banking expertise to include debt, equity and clearing services
• Held positions as senior managing director at Bear Stearns & Co., and as vice president and manager of Salomon Brothers in Dallas prior to acquiring FirstSouthwest
• Served as past chairman of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board
• Joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and served as first lieutenant in Vietnam from 1970-1971

Current Affiliations

• Energy XXI, Ltd., lead director
• Phoenix Houses of Texas chairman of the board
• Phoenix House Foundation chairman of the board
• Cardiopulmonary Research Science and Technology Institute board of directors
• St. Mark’s School of Texas board of trustees
• University of Georgia, Terry College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council

Past Affiliations

• Compass Bancshares, Inc., Texas Regional Bancshares and the Texas State Bank board of directors
• MBM Foundation chairman
• Senior Source Corporate Giving committee member
• St. Mark’s School of Texas executive committee member
• UT Southwestern Health System Board of Visitors member

J. Markham Green
J. Markham Green
Board Director/Trustee
J. Markham Green

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since February 2004
PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• Served as vice chairman of the Financial Institutions and Governments Group in investment banking at JPMorgan Chase from 2001 to 2003
• Before joining JPMorgan Chase, he was involved in the start-up, and served on the boards of eight companies including Affordable Residential Communities Inc., the predecessor company to Hilltop Holdings Inc.
• Served in various investment banking capacities from 1973 to 1992 at Goldman, Sachs & Co. including general partner and co-head of the Financial Services Industry Group

Current Affiliations

• Owner Resource Group chairman
• Gila Corporation chairman

William T. Hill Jr.
William T. Hill Jr.
Board Director/Trustee
William T. Hill Jr.

Board Responsibilities

• Director of Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since April 2008
• Director of PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• Previously of counsel at Fitzpatrick Hagood Smith & Uhl, a criminal defense firm
• Former Dallas district attorney and the chief prosecuting attorney of the Dallas District Attorney’s office

Current Affiliations

• Baylor Hospital Foundation board of directors
• Mercy Street Mission director of strategic initiatives
• Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC board of directors
• Oncor Electric Delivery Holdings Company LLC board of directors

Past Affiliations

• Doak Walker Running Back Award chairman
• Southern Methodist University Mustang board of directors president

James R. Huffines
James R. Huffines
Board Director/Trustee
James R. Huffines

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings board of directors since November 2012
• PlainsCapital board of directors since November 2010

Profile

• More than 30 years of experience in banking, with expertise in lending
• Named president and COO of PlainsCapital Corporation in November 2010
• Joined PlainsCapital in 2001 as Central and South Texas region chairman
• Provided strategic direction for PlainsCapital’s entry into Austin (2001) and San Antonio (2004)
• Held executive positions at Dallas Bancshares, Inc., Bank of Dallas and Republic National Bank of Dallas prior to joining PlainsCapital
• Former chairman of the University of Texas System Board of Regents, 2004-2007; 2009-2010
• Served on the UTIMCO board of directors, a $20 billion endowment for higher education in Texas

Current Affiliations

• Andrew Harper Travel Publications, Inc., board of directors and partner
• Texas State History Museum Foundation board of trustees, vice president
• Dallas Citizens Council board of directors
• Dallas Regional Chamber board of advisors
• Texas Business Leadership Council vice chairman
• Texas Lyceum Advisory Council member
• Texas Philosophical Society member
• University of Texas Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee member
• University of Texas Development board of directors
• University of Texas Foundation board of directors
• University of Texas Southwestern Medical Foundation advisory board

Past Affiliations

• Energy Future Holdings Board of Directors (formerly TXU) & Audit Committee Chairman, 2007 to 2012
• Austin Caritas board of directors
• Austin Symphony Orchestra board of directors, executive vice president
• Dallas Symphony Orchestra board of directors
• Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce chairman-elect, 2010-2011
• March of Dimes board of directors

Lee Lewis
Lee Lewis
Board Director/Trustee
Lee Lewis

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since November 2012
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since February 1989

Profile

• Founded Lee Lewis Construction, Inc. in 1976, which is now among the top 10 largest construction firms in the United States
• Oversees the strategic direction of Lee Lewis Construction, Inc., a Lubbock-based construction firm that works on projects across Texas and the United States

Current Affiliations

• American General Contractors Association, Dallas Chapter member
• Chancellors Council for the Texas Tech University System member
• Red Raider Club member

Past Affiliations

• American General Contractors Association, West Texas past president
• Lubbock Economic Development Council board member
• All Saints School board member
• Methodist Hospital System board member

Andrew J. Littlefair
Andrew J. Littlefair
Board Director/Trustee
Andrew J. Littlefair

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since November 2012
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since September 2009

Profile

• Co-founder and director of Clean Energy Fuels Corp., a publicly traded provider of compressed and liquefied natural gas in the United States and Canada
• Has served as president, chief executive officer and a director of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. since 2001
• Served as president of Pickens Fuel Corp. from 1996 to 2001
• Served in various management positions at MESA, Inc., an energy company, from 1987 to 1996
• Served in Reagan administration as staff assistant to the President from 1983 to 1987

Current Affiliations

• The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation board of trustees
• University of Southern California, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences board of councilors member
• University of Southern California, Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies board of advisors

Past Affiliations

• Westport Innovations Inc. board of directors, 2002 to 2010
• NGVAmerica chairman

W. Robert Nichols III
W. Robert Nichols III
Board Director/Trustee
W. Robert Nichols III

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since April 2008
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• Leader in the construction machinery business since 1966
• Former president of Conley Lott Nichols, a dealer for several manufacturers of construction machinery until its sale in 2012
• In 2013, Mr. Nichols purchased an oilfield services company in Midland, Texas where he serves as President & Chairman

Current Affiliations

• M.D. Anderson Cancer Center board of visitors chair, events committee
• The Nature Conservancy of Texas board of directors
• Mercy Street board of directors
• SMU Cox School of Business associate board, mentor

Past Affiliations

• United New Mexico Bancorp board of directors
• Ford Bank Group board of directors
• Baylor Hospital Emergency Center capital campaign chairman

C. Clifton Robinson
C. Clifton Robinson
Board Director/Trustee
C. Clifton Robinson

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since March 2007
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• Served as chairman of the board of National Lloyds Corporation (formerly NLASCO) until December 2012
• From 2000 until its acquisition by a subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings in January 2007, Mr. Robinson was chairman of the board and chief executive officer of National Lloyds Corporation, an insurance holding company domiciled in Texas
• In 2000, Mr. Robinson formed NLASCO, Inc. (now known as National Lloyds Corporation) in conjunction with the acquisition of American Summit Insurance Company and the reacquisition of National Lloyds Insurance Company, which he had initially acquired in 1964 and later sold
• In 1979, he organized National Group Corporation for the purpose of purchasing insurance companies and related businesses
• In 1964, he became the president and chief executive officer of National Lloyds Insurance Company in Waco, Texas, one of the two current insurance subsidiaries of National Lloyds Corporation
• From 1964 to present, Mr. Robinson has participated in the formation, acquisition and management of numerous insurance business enterprises
• Established the Robinson-Lanham Insurance Agency in 1961

Current Affiliations

• Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children board of trustees
• Baylor University board of regents

Past Affiliations

• Texas Life and Health Guaranty Association board vice chairman
• Independent Insurance Agents of Waco-McLennan County president
• Texas Life Insurance Association board of directors
• Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association board of directors

Kenneth D. Russell
Kenneth D. Russell
Board Director/Trustee
Kenneth D. Russell

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since March 2010
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• Serves as a financial advisor with Diamond A Administration Company, LLC, an affiliate of Gerald J. Ford
• Former member of the managing board of directors for KPMG Deutsche Treuhand-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft, or (KPMG Germany)
• While a member of KPMG Germany, served in a leadership role of audit – financial services clients, and as the global lead partner for KPMG of the Deutsche Bank AG relationship
• Subsequent to his service as a member of the German firm leadership, he functioned as a freelance strategic advisor to KPMG Germany’s managing board of directors, working directly with members of the executive committee
• Participated in the integration of the U.K. and German KPMG firms in the formation of KPMG Europe
• Prior to joining KPMG Germany in February 2002, served as lead financial services partner in the KPMG U.S. Department of Professional Practice in New York where his responsibilities included leading the financial instruments, structured financing and securitization topic teams, and he was one of the firm’s leading consultants on financial instruments, hedging and securitization accounting issues
• Prior to joining the Department of Professional Practice in 1993, he spent 20 years in KPMG’s Dallas office and had engagement responsibilities for several significant regional banking, thrift and other financial services clients

A. Haag Sherman
A. Haag Sherman
Board Director/Trustee
A. Haag Sherman

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since November 2012
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since September 2009

Profile

• Served in various executive capacities with Salient Partners from 2002-2011, including chief executive officer and chief investment officer
• The Redstone Companies, L.P., partner and executive officer, 1998 to 2002
• PaineWebber Inc., Redstone Consulting wealth advisory group, 1996 to 1998
• Co-founded Salient Partners, L.P.
• Certified Public Accountant
• Member of the State Bar of Texas
• Began career with Price Waterhouse
• Practiced corporate law for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
• Author of “Shattering Orthodoxies: An Economic and Foreign Policy Blueprint for America”

Current Affiliations

• The Endowment Fund Complex board of directors
• Salient MLP & Energy Infrastructure Fund (NYSE: SMF) and Salient Midstream & MLP Fund (NYSE: SMM) board of directors
• ZaZa Energy Corporation (Nasdaq: ZaZa) board of directors
• Blue Dolphin Energy Company (Nasdaq: BDCO) board of directors
• Baylor University Hankamer School of Business advisory board
• St. John’s The Divine Episcopal Church endowment fund board
• University of Texas School of Law adjunct professor

Robert C. Taylor Jr.
Robert C. Taylor Jr.
Board Director/Trustee
Robert C. Taylor Jr.

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since November 2012
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since October 1997


Profile
• Engaged in the wholesale distribution business in Lubbock, Texas since 1971
• Serves as chief executive officer for United Supermarkets, LLC, a retail grocery business in Texas since 1915, a position he has held since February 2009
• Served as vice president of manufacturing and supply chain for United Supermarkets from 2007 to 2009
• President of R.C. Taylor Distributing, Inc., a business engaged in the selling of general merchandise, candy and tobacco to retail outlets in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico from 2002 to 2007

Current Affiliations

• Texas Tech Club board of directors
• United Supermarkets board of directors
• Lubbock Downtown Tax Increment Finance Redevelopment Committee chairman
• Texas Tech Chancellors Advisory Board member
• Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University advisory board member
• Delta Tau Delta Alumni Association house corporation board
• Food Marketing Institute board of directors
• Southwest Rotary member and past president
• Texas Association of Wholesale Distributors board member and past president

Past Affiliations

• Salvation Army president and capital campaign leader
• The United Way, Lubbock campaign chair

Carl B. Webb
Carl B. Webb
Board Director/Trustee
Carl B. Webb

Board Responsibilities

• Hilltop Holdings Inc. board of directors since June 2005
• Hilltop Holdings Inc. executive committee member since December 2012
• PlainsCapital Corporation board of directors since November 2012

Profile

• Co-managing Partner of Ford Financial Fund II, L.P., a private equity fund
• Chief executive officer of Pacific Capital Bancorp and chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Santa Barbara Bank & Trust, N.A. from August 2010 to December 2012
• Senior principal of Ford Financial Fund, L.P., a private equity fund that was the parent company of SB Acquisition Company LLC, the majority stockholder of Pacific Capital Bancorp prior to its sale to UnionBanCal Corporation
• Co-chairman of Triad Financial Corporation, a privately held financial services company, from July 2007 to October 2009
• Interim president and chief executive officer of Triad Financial Corporation from August 2005 to June 2007
• Previously served as president and chief operating officer and a director of Golden State Bancorp Inc. and its subsidiary, California Federal Bank, FSB, from September 1994 to November 2002
• President and chief executive officer of First Madison Bank, FSB, 1993 to 1994
• President and chief executive officer of First Gibraltar Bank, FSB, 1988 to 1993President and director of First National Bank at Lubbock, 1983 to 1989

Current Affiliations

• Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), San Francisco, CA board of directors
• Montana Land Reliance council of trustees

Past Affiliations

• M & F Worldwide Corp. board of directors
• Pacific Capital Bancorp board of directors
• Plum Creek Timber Company board of directors
• Triad Financial Corporation board of directors