Hi Leva is the President of Propel Financial Services. In addition, he serves on the Broadway Bank board of directors. Since 2022, he has served as the President at San Antonio-based Propel Financial Service, a specialty finance company. For more than two decades Hi has held primarily global executive leadership responsibility for large, complex public and private technology organizations. He has also been a key executive with various startup disruptors and has served as an investor, advisor and/or board director with various smaller privately owned companies. He has experience within the technology sector across telecommunications, specialty finance, fintech, advertising & media, staffing, and legal and educational technology. He has held leadership roles at Lucent (now Nokia), Tekelec (now Oracle), Clear Channel Outdoor (iHeart Media), EnFlux, Bull City Forward, Hire an Esquire, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, CoVis, and Oasis Financial Services.
Hi’s career has taken him to over 50 counties, doing in excess of $12B in business in over 30 countries.
Hi earned his Bachelors of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering, with minors in Electrical Engineering and Math at Vanderbilt in 1993, and earned his Masters of Business Administration with concentrations in Strategy, Marketing, Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago in 2003. He is an active entrepreneur and investor. Hi is the recipient of numerous corporate awards and has been featured speaker on multiple podcasts on the topic of leadership. Hi and his family have called San Antonio home since 2014.