Mr. Hotz is a
Senior Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Houlihan Lokey. He is also the
Global Co-Head of Corporate Finance and a member of the firm’s Operating
Committee and Management Committee. Mr. Hotz is based in the New York office.
joining Houlihan Lokey in 2002, Mr. Hotz was Senior Vice Chairman of UBS and
Head of Corporate Finance for the Americas. He joined the predecessor firm of
UBS—Dillon, Read & Co. Inc.—in 1991 as Co-Head of the Corporate Finance
Department and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee and Board of
Directors. Before joining Dillon Read, he was Head of the Corporate Finance
Department at Smith Barney (since 1982) and a member of that firm’s Executive
Committee and Board of Directors, where he worked for 22 years.
serves on the Board of Directors of Universal Health Services, Inc., a New York
Stock Exchange–listed company. Until its acquisition by Icahn Enterprises in
February 2016, he was also Chairman of the Board of Pep Boys. Previously, he
served on the Board of Directors of Mikasa, Inc. and MedImmune, Inc., both
public companies which were acquired.
joined the Board of Trustees of the Museum of American Finance, an affiliate of
the Smithsonian Institute and the only independent museum of finance in the
country, in 2013.
Mr. Hotz is a
graduate of Rutgers University and received his MBA from Cornell University.