Board of Directors


Mr. Sexton is a member of our board of directors. Mr. Sexton has served on the board of HLA since 2003. Mr. Sexton was an adjunct professor of finance at Columbia Business School from 1995 to 2010 and is a visiting lecturer at Princeton University, where he teaches courses in corporate finance. Mr. Sexton was an investment banking professional at Morgan Stanley from 1973 to 1995 where he served as a managing director from 1985 to 1995. His responsibilities included the development and execution of advisory assignments involving major corporate transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, corporate defense, recapitalizations, financial restructurings, joint ventures, and spin-offs and squeeze outs. He has served as an advisory director of Morgan Stanley from 1995 to 2005 and from 2014 to the present. Mr. Sexton was a member of the board of directors of Morgan Stanley from 2005 to 2014 and of Investor AB, a publicly traded Swedish investment company, from 2003 to 2015. A former U.S. naval aviator and Vietnam veteran, Mr. Sexton holds a BSE from Princeton and an MBA from Stanford.

Mr. Sexton’s broad experience in finance and academia brings valuable insight, an in-depth understanding of the industry and a unique perspective to the board of directors.