Hilltop Holdings Inc. Announces Key Leadership Changes at PlainsCapital Bank

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Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) announced key leadership changes at PlainsCapital Bank, appointing Erik Yohe as Chief Strategy Officer and Walter Clarke as Chief Financial Officer. These changes aim to enhance the Bank's leadership team and drive growth in Texas markets. Yohe will focus on strategic planning and new initiatives, while Clarke will oversee financials and market support.

Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) ha annunciato importanti cambiamenti nella leadership di PlainsCapital Bank, nominando Erik Yohe come Capo Strategia e Walter Clarke come Direttore Finanziario. Queste modifiche hanno lo scopo di potenziare il team di leadership della banca e di promuovere la crescita nei mercati del Texas. Yohe si concentrerà sulla pianificazione strategica e sulle nuove iniziative, mentre Clarke gestirà gli aspetti finanziari e il supporto di mercato.
Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) anunció cambios clave en la dirección de PlainsCapital Bank, nombrando a Erik Yohe como Jefe de Estrategia y a Walter Clarke como Director Financiero. Estos cambios tienen como objetivo fortalecer el equipo de liderazgo del banco y fomentar el crecimiento en los mercados de Texas. Yohe se enfocará en la planificación estratégica y las nuevas iniciativas, mientras que Clarke supervisará las finanzas y el apoyo de mercado.
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Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) a annoncé des changements clés dans la direction de la PlainsCapital Bank, en nommant Erik Yohe au poste de Directeur de la Stratégie et Walter Clarke au poste de Directeur Financier. Ces changements visent à renforcer l'équipe de direction de la banque et à stimuler la croissance sur les marchés texans. Yohe se concentrera sur la planification stratégique et les nouvelles initiatives, tandis que Clarke supervisera les finances et le soutien du marché.
Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) gab wichtige Führungswechsel bei der PlainsCapital Bank bekannt, mit der Ernennung von Erik Yohe zum Chief Strategy Officer und Walter Clarke zum Finanzvorstand. Diese Änderungen zielen darauf ab, das Führungsteam der Bank zu stärken und das Wachstum auf den texanischen Märkten voranzutreiben. Yohe wird sich auf die strategische Planung und neue Initiativen konzentrieren, während Clarke die Finanzen und Marktunterstützung überwachen wird.
  • Enhancement of leadership team with new appointments.

  • Focus on strategic planning and development to improve performance.

  • Appointment of experienced professionals with proven track records.

  • Increased focus on financials and market support under new CFO.

  • Strengthening of relationship-driven banking leadership in Texas markets.

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Erik Yohe Named Chief Strategy Officer and Walter Clarke Named Chief Financial Officer

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH) (“Hilltop”) today announced that Erik Yohe has been named Chief Strategy Officer of the company’s banking subsidiary, PlainsCapital Bank (the “Bank”), while Walter Clarke has been named the Bank’s Chief Financial Officer.

“I am proud to welcome Erik and Walter to their new roles, and I could not ask for a more talented, capable, and committed group of proven leaders throughout our organization,” said Jeremy B. Ford, President and CEO of Hilltop and Chairman and CEO of PlainsCapital Bank. “These changes will enhance the Bank’s already strong leadership team and put us in an even better position to build upon PlainsCapital’s success as a relationship-driven banking leader in Texas. I look forward to continuing our focus on supporting our customers as we pursue new opportunities for growth throughout the markets we serve.”

Yohe has been with Hilltop for 13 years, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Corporate Development where he oversaw Hilltop’s merger and acquisition activities, led the company’s Investor Relations department, and supported a variety of strategic initiatives. He also served on the Investment Committee of Hilltop’s merchant banking arm, Hilltop Opportunity Partners. As PlainsCapital’s Chief Strategy Officer, he will lead the Bank’s strategic planning and development, and partner with executive management to identify and execute on new initiatives to improve performance and enhance the Bank’s growth profile. Yohe will report to Ford and PlainsCapital Bank President Brian Heflin.

Clarke previously served as Director of Corporate Financial Planning at Hilltop since 2017 and brings 19 years of finance, accounting, strategy, and operations experience to his new role. As PlainsCapital’s CFO, Clarke will oversee all financials and reporting with an enhanced focus on business finance and market support. He will report to Ford and Hilltop CFO William B. Furr.

With Yohe’s transition to Chief Strategy Officer at PlainsCapital, Hilltop Vice President of Corporate Development Matt Dunn will now oversee Hilltop’s merger and acquisition activities, Investor Relations department, and join the Investment Committee of Hilltop Opportunity Partners.

About Hilltop

Hilltop Holdings is a Dallas-based financial holding company. Its primary line of business is to provide business and consumer banking services from offices located throughout Texas through PlainsCapital Bank. PlainsCapital Bank’s wholly owned subsidiary, PrimeLending, provides residential mortgage lending throughout the United States. Hilltop Holdings’ broker-dealer subsidiaries, Hilltop Securities Inc. and Momentum Independent Network Inc., provide a full complement of securities brokerage, institutional and investment banking services in addition to clearing services and retail financial advisory. At March 31, 2024, Hilltop employed approximately 3,740 people in 48 states and operated approximately 325 locations. Hilltop Holdings’ common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “HTH.” Find more information at,, and


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Who has been named Chief Strategy Officer at PlainsCapital Bank?

Erik Yohe has been named Chief Strategy Officer at PlainsCapital Bank.

Who has been named Chief Financial Officer at PlainsCapital Bank?

Walter Clarke has been named Chief Financial Officer at PlainsCapital Bank.

What is the stock symbol of Hilltop Holdings Inc.?

The stock symbol of Hilltop Holdings Inc. is HTH.

What will Erik Yohe focus on in his new role as Chief Strategy Officer?

Erik Yohe will focus on strategic planning and development.

Who will Walter Clarke report to in his new position as Chief Financial Officer?

Walter Clarke will report to Jeremy B. Ford and William B. Furr.

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