William O. Hiltz is a Senior Managing Director of Evercore’s corporate advisory business and head of its General Advisory Group and its Special Committee practice.
Prior to joining Evercore, Mr. Hiltz was Head of the Global Energy Group at UBS Warburg and, prior to UBS’ acquisition of Dillon Read & Co. Inc., Head of the Energy Group at Dillon Read since 1995. From 1982-1995, Mr. Hiltz was a Managing Director at Smith Barney where at various times he headed the Energy Group, the High Yield and Merchant Banking Group, the Transportation Group, and the General Industrial Group. Mr. Hiltz has 46 years of experience in the investment banking business, beginning in 1976 when he first joined Dillon Read.
Mr. Hiltz is a former Director of Davis Petroleum Corp. and Energy Partners, Ltd. He is a former Trustee of the Salisbury School and currently serves as a Trustee of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York where he served as Chairman from 2003-2014. He also is a former Trustee of the Northwell Health System and currently serves on the Board of Overseers. He is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations. He is the past Chairman of the National Park Foundation. He received a B.A. in History and Government from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.