Mr. Hilal spent 20 years in equity research at FBR. He was a Senior Managing Director at the firm and the Director of Research. In this role, he oversaw the equity research department that consisted of up to 70 research professionals. Previous to this role, Mr. Hilal was a senior TMT (technology, media, & telecom) equity analyst, with a specialization in enterprise software. He also served on the firm’s 401k committee. Prior to FBR, he worked at American Management Systems as an IT consultant.
Mr. Hilal earned an MBA with a concentration in finance, and a BS in mechanical engineering, both from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Hilal is a CFA charterholder.
He currently is a member of the Board of Directors at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School and serves on its Investment Committee. He also is an Executive Fellow for the Notre Dame Institute for Global Investing.