Jim Hilton
Managing DirectorPromontory Financial Group, Inc.
James J. Hilton, Executive Managing Director for the United States, Promontory Financial Group, an IBM Company.

Jim manages Promontory’s U.S. advisory practice, including its financial crimes, risk and compliance and cyber security practices. He previously headed Promontory’s financial crime practice and the U.S. foreign bank practice. He continues to assist clients with complex responses to regulatory criticisms.

Prior to joining Promontory in 2004, Jim focused on information technology transformation and strategic planning and execution for Prebon Yamane (now TP ICAP). He served as General Counsel to the first electronic exchange for U.S. Treasury securities, Chicago Board Brokerage. As an attorney with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, he focused on regulatory and enforcement matters. He assisted with litigation related to the Bank of Credit and Commerce International, and with several criminal prosecutions. Earlier, Jim worked with the Massachusetts State Legislature, acting as Deputy Budget Director for the House Ways and Means Committee and Research Director for the Joint Committee on Taxation.