NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Academy Securities, a registered broker-dealer, certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE), and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), today announced the addition of Jeff Macy as Director of Structured Product Sales & Trading.
Mr. Macy is a seasoned finance professional with over 20 years of experience in institutional trading, sales, and management of taxable fixed income. Throughout his career, he specialized in trading Mortgage-Backed Securities including Agency MBS, CMBS, and DUS pools. Before joining Academy, Mr. Macy was a Senior Vice President at various firms including Natalliance Securities, Multi-Bank, UMB, and Raymond James. His extensive experience allowed him to form long standing relationships with top-tier Broker/Dealer professionals and other financial institutions.
“We are thrilled to add another Structured Products specialist to our team,” stated Academy’s Chairman and CEO Chance Mims, “Jeff brings a wealth of experience to Academy as we continue to grow all of our business lines.”
Mr. Macy commented on joining Academy Securities: “I’m pleased to join Academy Securities at such an exciting time. I see tremendous growth opportunities but mostly, I am overwhelmed by the level of expertise, professionalism, and willingness to collaborate as a team. It’s refreshing to see a company passionate about their social mission while at the same time so committed to meeting our customer’s needs.”
Mr. Macy is located in Kansas and is a graduate of Missouri State University. He holds his Series 7, 63, and 24 licenses.
“The addition of Jeff Macy will greatly heighten Academy’s ability to provide service to investment managers in the structured products arena,” stated Academy’s President Phil McConkey.
About Academy Securities
Academy Securities is a preeminent disabled veteran owned investment bank with strength in capital markets, public finance, fixed income and equity trading. Leadership and staff have had intensive military training prior to entering and gaining in depth financial services experience in global capital markets. We are mission driven with a high ethical code, a solid sense of accountability and strive for excellence in the pursuit of our clients’ success. Intellectual assets, strong visionary leaders and a proud team commitment bring out the best in each other for the benefit of our clients. Academy is our nation’s first and only post-9/11 disabled veteran owned investment bank and is a certified as a DVBE, SDVOSB, and MBE. The firm has a strong top and middle tier client base served by a national platform with offices in New York, Chicago, San Diego, Los Angeles, Chapel Hill, Kansas City, Austin, Louisville, and Sacramento. Information about Academy Securities is available at www.academysecurities.com.
Michael Boyd, 646-736-3995
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