The Momentum is Building
As you focus on the road ahead, your client’s goals, your relationships, and the growth of your wealth management business, Momentum Independent Network gives you a competitive advantage.
Momentum for Your Future
Momentum Independent Network is focused on your future. We value independent advisors’ entrepreneurial spirit and tailor our solutions to fit your unique practice.
What We Offer
In addition to supporting your business with comprehensive supervision and clearing services, Momentum Independent Network provides a full suite of technology and investment products. Our open architecture platform allows you to customize your offerings to meet your clients’ individual needs.
Strength & Stability
Backed by Hilltop Holdings, a publicly traded, preeminent financial services franchise, and with 75 years of history in the financial services industry, Momentum Independent Network has the proven capital strength and stability investors deserve.
Meet the Momentum Independent Team
John R. Muschalek
Senior Managing Director, Head of Wealth Management, President, Momentum Independent Network
John Muschalek is Senior Managing Director, Head of HilltopSecurities Wealth Management and President of Momentum Independent Network. He oversees the firm’s private client group, independent advisor …
Head of Momentum Independent Network
Will Nelson is Head of Momentum Independent Network, responsible for the oversight of Wealth Management’s independent advisors, retail operations, and recruitment. He has more than 19 years of experie…
Vice President, Wealth Management Sales Supervision
Matt Rupert is Vice President of Sales Supervision for HilltopSecurities’ Private Client Group and Momentum Independent Network. Mr. Rupert works to establish policies and procedures alongside the com…
Vice President, Director of Insurance
Barbara Pittman is Vice President and Director of Insurance. She is responsible for managing the firm’s insurance group, including sales and marketing, new business processing, technology, regulation,…
Vice President, Client Service and Support
Shanelle Pruneda is Vice President of Client Service and Support. She is responsible for transitioning and onboarding new financial professionals, conducting proactive outreach to identify internal an…
is at the center of all we do
We understand joining a new wealth management partner is a big step, and it’s important you carefully consider a number of factors. Whether you know you’d like to be independent or aren’t sure, we’re here to support you. Because being independent doesn’t mean you’re alone.