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 David Isaac as Director of Fixed Income Sales & Trading.
Mr. Isaac has over 20 years of experience in the financial industry. Prior to joining Academy, Mr. Isaac was a Director at BNY Mellon Capital Markets where he built out their GSE and SSA franchise, trading discount notes, floating rate notes, bullets, and callables. He also held positions at BNP Paribas and UBS Securities trading GSE/SSA products.
“David Isaac is a great addition to the fixed income trading team here at Academy,” stated Academy’s Chairman and CEO Chance Mims. “We look forward to expanding our agency trading capabilities with his impressive experience in the space.”
Mr. Isaac commented on joining Academy Securities: “It is truly an honor and a privilege to be a part of the Academy Securities team. I look forward to helping the company execute its mission and use my experience to enhance and expand their client base.”
Prior to his life in the financial world, Mr. Isaac served in the Merchant Marines on various ships around the world. He also served in the U.S. Peace Corp in Uzbekistan.
“As Academy continues to grow its business, David will be a vital addition to our rates liquidity trading team,” 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. Academy is our nation’s first post-9/11 disabled veteran owned investment bank and is 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, Louisville, Austin, Dallas, and Sacramento. Information about Academy Securities is available at www.academysecurities.com.