A native of Los Angeles and a career banker, Hildt, 56, formed two community banks for which he served as president/CEO. He was a longtime trustee and first vice president of La Jolla Town Council and a member of the La Jolla Traffic & Transportation Committee, the La Jolla Christmas Parade Committee and the La Jolla Community Center board member. He was instrumental in helping establish the La Jolla Parade Foundation.
He was a Vietnam War veteran and was awarded the Army commendation for meritorious service.
He was buried at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.
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