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 Lieutenant General Vincent R.
Stewart to its Advisory Board and Geopolitical Intelligence Group.
Lieutenant General Stewart brings decades of experience to Academy’s
Advisory Board, having served in the Marine Corps for over 35 years. He
most recently served as Deputy Commander, U.S. Cyber Command. Prior to
this assignment, Lieutenant General Stewart served as the 20th Director
of the Defense Intelligence Agency.
“Lieutenant General Stewart will add tremendous value providing his
insight on cyber security issues around the world,” stated Academy’s
Chairman and CEO Chance Mims, “We are thrilled to have him on the team
as we strive to add value to our clients and partners.”
A native of Chicago, Illinois, by way of Kingston, Jamaica, Lieutenant
General Stewart graduated from Western Illinois University, earning his
commission in 1981. He has served as an armor officer and subsequently
as a signals intelligence and intelligence officer, commanding at every
level. Lieutenant General Stewart earned master’s degrees in National
Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College, Newport, R.I.
and in National Resource Strategy from the Industrial College of the
Armed Forces, National Defense University, Washington, D.C.
“Academy sets the standard for authenticity and client service and I’m
proud to join the mission in support of our transitioning military
veterans,” said Lieutenant General Stewart.
“Lieutenant General Stewart’s accomplishments, awards, and decorations
during his military career are extremely impressive. We are honored to
continue to expand our advisory board with such a remarkable
individual,” said Phil McConkey, President of Academy Securities.
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 offices in New York, Chicago,
San Diego, Chapel Hill, Sacramento, and South Norwalk. Information about
Academy Securities is available at www.academysecurities.com.
Michael Boyd, 646-736-3995