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PrimeLending’s Cindy Buhr Wins HousingWire Vanguard Award

Dallas (Oct. 1, 2021) – National residential mortgage lender PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company and subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH), is thrilled to announce that Cindy Buhr, General Counsel and Executive Vice President of Legal and Compliance, is a recipient of the 2021 HousingWire Vanguard Award.

The Vanguard Award recognizes housing and mortgage industry trailblazers for their outstanding leadership, innovation and vision in both their companies and the industry sector they represent. This year’s winners were chosen by HousingWire’s editorial board based on their accomplishments over the last 12 months.

“Cindy is so deserving of this prestigious honor,” said Steve Thompson, President and CEO of PrimeLending. “In addition to building the legal department from the ground up during her 10+ year tenure at PrimeLending, she is also admired throughout the entire origination as a supportive mentor and culture champion. Most recently, her servant leadership philosophy has led her to found and chair the Steering Committee for THRIVE, PrimeLending’s Women’s Network Group as well as being handpicked as one of five leaders assigned to develop, implement and sustain PrimeLending’s recently launched leadership development program, LEAP, designed to inspire and grow the next generation of leaders.”

“I am honored to receive this recognition on behalf of the entire PrimeLending team,” said Buhr. “Our people-centric culture is rooted in a strong, trusting relationship between all employees and our leadership team and I am proud to be recognized as an integral part of this team effort.”

As a highly tenured executive attorney, Cindy Buhr leads the powerhouse national lender’s legal and compliance departments in addition to passionately championing an inclusive, empowering work environment for all. With 30+ years of experience as both in-house counsel and a litigator, Cindy brings a unique perspective to her leadership roles including Corporate Secretary, Board Director, Strategic Executive Team member, Risk Committee member and other interdisciplinary work groups and projects.

About PrimeLending

PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company, is a national home lender combining personal guidance and local expertise with fast service, more choices, and the flexibility to meet homeowners’ unique needs. We’re focused on empowering our customers to boldly pursue their homeownership goals, whether they’re looking to buy, refinance, or renovate a home. The PrimeLending team works alongside our customers in all 50 states, helping them make smart home financing decisions and have a rewarding experience along the way. Delivering on this promise for more than 30 years, we’re proud to consistently earn a 97% customer satisfaction rating1. PrimeLending is a wholly owned subsidiary of PlainsCapital Bank, which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilltop Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HTH). More information at Equal Housing Lender.

1Survey administered and managed by an independent third party following loan closing. 97% satisfaction rating refers to the rating our customers give our loan officers. Our loan officers have received a 97% Customer Satisfaction Rating for the period 1/1/20-3/31/20.

All loans subject to credit approval. Rates and fees subject to change. Mortgage financing provided by PrimeLending, a PlainsCapital Company. Equal Housing Lender.

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