Aaron Taylor, CPA, CFA

Aaron has over 19 years of banking industry experience with an emphasis on stress testing, enterprise risk management, and financial reporting and analysis.  Before forming Sola Analytics, he spent 10 years at Hilltop Holdings/PlainsCapital Bank, a regional financial institution based in Dallas, TX.  In the role of Executive Vice President, Director of Capital Planning, Aaron oversaw the development of the Dodd Frank Act Stress Testing (DFAST) program.  This encompassed establishing an effective risk governance structure and designing pre-provision net revenue and credit loss models.

Prior to that he led the formation and development of both the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) departments.  While leading the FP&A department, he successfully managed the implementation of a comprehensive financial reporting, budgeting, and forecasting system used for all internal, regulatory, and SEC reporting.  Aaron also has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, profitability reporting, asset liability management, securities analysis, and cash flow modeling. 

Aaron earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Oklahoma State University and his Masters of Science in Accounting and Information Management from the University of Texas at Dallas.