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Greg Baker Joins Academy Securities as Vice President in the Capital Markets Group

June 5, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 5, 2018--Academy Securities, a registered broker-dealer, certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE), and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), today announced the addition of Greg Baker as a Vice President in the Capital Markets Group.

Mr. Baker brings with him a wealth of experience in the capital markets, having spent over 12 years at Bank of America. Mr. Baker’s career began in Syndicate Operations where he supported new issuance and settlement across all product lines. Mr. Baker spent the last 5 years on the Investment Grade Syndicate desk at Bank of America where he was involved with the execution of new issue investment grade corporate bonds, preferred stock, and emerging markets.  

“We are thrilled to be adding someone with Greg’s industry pedigree to our team,” stated Chance Mims, CEO of Academy Securities. “Mr. Baker will help Academy take the next step in its goal to deliver industry leading service to our issuing clients and partners”.

Mr. Baker commented on his joining Academy Securities: “I am excited for the opportunity to join this best in class firm.  There is a clear mission to hire and mentor military veterans, for whom I have the utmost respect.  I look forward to being part of the team and furthering all of the goals of the company.”

“Academy remains resolute in our mission to pair top tier industry veterans with returning military veterans to create the best value and service for our clients,” said Phil McConkey, President of Academy Securities.

Mr. Baker is a University of Rhode Island graduate. 

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, Boston, San Diego, Chapel Hill, Sacramento and South Norwalk. Information about Academy Securities is available at www.academysecurities.com.

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CONTACT: Academy Securities

Michael Boyd, 646-736-3995

Chief Compliance Officer

mboyd@academysecurities.com

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INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BANKING FINANCE

SOURCE: Academy Securities

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