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About Us | Team | John Muschalek
John Muschalek
Head of Wealth Management

As Head of Wealth Management and President of Momentum Independent Network, Mr. Muschalek oversees the firm’s private client group, independent advisor network, securities lending, and clearing services businesses.

Career Highlights

  • Mr. Muschalek has been with the firm since 1992
  • Previously Chief Administrative Officer at HilltopSecurities
  • Joined HilltopSecurities’ legacy firm, First Southwest Company, in 1992, serving as Chief Financial Officer, Financial and Operations Principal, and Head of Correspondent Clearing and Securities Lending, among other roles

Current Affiliations

  • American Institute of CPAs
  • Texas Society of CPAs
  • FINRA registered representative
  • FINRA District 6 committee
  • FINRA Financial Responsibility Committee
  • Dallas YMCA Foundation Board secretary
  • Texas A&M University Finance Advisory Council
  • Trinity Christian Academy Foundation Investment Committee
  • Northwest Bible Church Defined Beneft Plan trustee


  • B.B.A. in Accounting, Texas A&M University

Past Affiliations

  • SIFMA Clearing Firms Committee (Chairman, 2020, Vice Chairman, 2019)
  • FINRA National Adjudicatory Council (Vice Chair, 2016, Statutory Disqualification Committee Chairman)
  • Northwest Bible Church Finance Committee

Registration & Qualifications

  • Series 7, 24, 27, and 63

Get to Know John

years of financial industry experience
years at this firm
outstanding family
“Who you are speaks so loudly, I can’t hear what you are saying.”
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
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