Since co-founding Estrada Hinojosa in 1992, Mr. Hinojosa has been responsible for managing the firm’s transactions and growth of the firm. In the past three years alone, the firm participated in 1,111 transactions totaling $114 billion. As founding partner and CEO he has led the firm in 30 years of consecutive profits.
Mr. Hinojosa has built a strong reputation for creative solutions to complex challenges in the public finance arena. He has broad experience as a financial advisor to many diverse type of political subdivisions and municipalities, as well as direct involvement with the firm’s municipal bond underwriting activities.
In 2006, Mr. Hinojosa was elected by industry peers to serve as founding board member on the global board of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). SIFMA is the industry’s think-tank, with offices in New York, Washington, London and Hong Kong. He was appointed in 2002 by the President and confirmed by the United States Senate to serve on the Board of Directors of the Securities Industry Protection Corporation, completing his second term in 2006. In 2016 he was elected to serve on the American Securities Association headquartered in Washington, D.C.
As an active member of the community, he has participated in many civic and church related organizations including Boy Scouts of America, Dallas chapter; the Texas Presbyterian Foundation, and the Forefront Living Foundation. In 2013, he was the recipient of the first Monarch Award by Mi Escuelita, in Dallas for his many years of service and advocacy for an organization that teaches children how to read, write and speak English and basic math before entering elementary school.
Recognized as an authority in the Investment Banking industry, Mr. Hinojosa has provided expert testimony in numerous seminars in the United States, Mexico and Spain.
Mr. Hinojosa and his wife Marcia of 34 years have two children who reside in Houston, Texas.