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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 Joe Nunn as Managing Director, Fixed Income Sales.
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Joe Nunn (Photo: Business Wire)
Joe Nunn brings with him tremendous expertise in high yield markets, bank lending and distressed markets. He began his career at Salmon Brothers in fixed income sales, then held positions at institutions such as UBS, Cantor Fitzgerald and Pierpoint Capital. While specializing in high-yield, investment-grade sales over the years, Mr. Nunn has maintained relationships with leading financial institutions, mid-market banks, fund managers, insurance companies and hedge funds.
“Joe is a terrific addition to our credit business,” said Chance Mims, President and CEO of Academy. “We are honored to have someone of Joe’s caliber and expertise join the Academy.”
Mr. Nunn commented on his arrival at Academy, “I am both honored and grateful to Academy Securities for the opportunity to serve clients in this great industry from its growth platform. I look forward to using my skills and contacts to meet the challenges ahead and advance the social mission of serving our Veterans.
Mr. Nunn holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Arkansas. He holds an MBA from Marquette University.
“Joe’s experience in fixed income trading and company building will be extremely beneficial to our growing team,” said Academy President Phil McConkey.
About Academy Securities
Academy Securities is a leading investment bank owned by veterans with disabilities, strong in capital markets, public finance, fixed income and equity trading. Management and staff underwent intensive military training before entering and gaining extensive financial services experience in global financial markets. We are driven by a mission with a high code of ethics, a strong sense of responsibility and strive for excellence in the pursuit of our clients’ success. Intellectual assets, strong visionary leaders and proud team commitment bring out the best in everyone for the benefit of our clients. Academy is the first and only investment bank owned by disabled post-9/11 veterans and is DVBE, SDVOSB and MBE certified. The company has a strong first- and second-tier customer base served by a national platform with offices in New York, Dallas, Chicago, San Diego, Los Angeles, Chapel Hill, Austin, Louisville and Sacramento. Information about Academy Securities is available at www.academysecurities.com.
Michael Boyd, 646-736-3995
Chief Compliance Officer
Source: Academy of Securities