Douglas M. Hillhouse
Mr. Hillhouse is responsible for evaluating the financial and strategic options of financial institutions, performing financial analyses and valuations of banks and thrifts, and assessing the impact of national and regional trends on the financial services industry.
Prior to joining Hovde, Mr. Hillhouse was with Deloitte & Touche LLP in Atlanta, Georgia, where he provided assurance services to both public and private clients in a broad array of industries. These services primarily consisted of regular financial audit and Sarbanes-Oxley attestation engagements, but also included special projects for acquisitions and divestitures. Mr. Hillhouse focused on the manufacturing and consumer business industries and has experience in insurance, real estate, healthcare, aerospace and defense, and media and telecommunications.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Mr. Hillhouse earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and History from the University of Virginia and his Master of Science in Accountancy from Wake Forest University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Georgia. Mr. Hillhouse has also volunteered for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), which helps young people from low-income communities build skills and unlock their entrepreneurial creativity, as well as for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.