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Visitation Welcomes New CFO, David Hilal

This week, Visitation welcomed its new Chief Financial Officer - someone already well-versed in all things Visitation, Visitation father and former Board member David Hilal. 

Hilal spent 20 years in equity research at FBR. He was a Senior Managing Director at the firm and the Director of Research. In this role, he oversaw the equity research department that consisted of up to 70 research professionals. Previous to this role, Mr. Hilal was a senior TMT (technology, media, & telecom) equity analyst, with a specialization in enterprise software. He also served on the firm’s 401k committee. Prior to FBR, he worked at American Management Systems as an IT consultant.

He is an Executive Fellow at the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Global Investing. He also regularly guest lectures at Villanova University.

Hilal earned an MBA with a concentration in finance, and a BS in mechanical engineering, both from the University of Notre Dame. He is a CFA charterholder. 

A Visitation dad with daughters in the classes of 2018, 2019, and 2021, Hilal joins them in cheering for the White Team. He also tutors in the Learning Support Center in physics.