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About Us | Leadership | Lana Calton
Lana Calton
Head of Clearing

As the Executive Managing Director and Head of Clearing of HilltopSecurities, Ms. Calton is responsible for the management and growth of the firm’s broker-dealer and RIA correspondent relationships, as well as driving the firm’s product and service offerings. She actively represents HilltopSecurities in the clearing and custody initiatives within the industry.

Career Highlights

  • Currently serves on the firm’s Executive, Operating, Margin & Credit, New Product, Conflict and Product Strategy Committees
  • Spent her entire career at HilltopSecurities, first joining the firm as a college intern
  • Prior to joining the Clearing division in 1997, Calton held various roles in Wealth Management Operations, Trading, and Product Development
  • Led Hilltop's Clearing division since 2013

Current Affiliations

  • Board of Trustees—Securities Industry Institute, Wharton
  • SII Curriculum Committee
  • SIFMA Clearing Firm Forum Co-Chair
  • FINRA Clearing Firm Committee Member
  • Bond Dealers of America (BDA) Board Member
  • American Securities Association (ASA) Board Member
  • ASA Affiliate Member Program Chairwoman
  • Hilltop Holdings Women’s Forum Executive Committee


  • B.B.A. in Finance and Computer Information Systems, Stephen F. Austin State University

Registration & Qualifications

  • Series 7, 24, 53, 63, and 66

Past Affiliations

  • BDA PAC Chair
  • BDA Affiliate Member Division Chairperson

Get to Know Lana

years of industry experience
states visited. Alaska or bust!
Pilates classes attended over the last 20+ years
“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”
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