Mr. Boyd is Chief Compliance Officer for Academy and responsible for all of the firm’s regulatory and compliance matters. Mr. Boyd has extensive compliance experience, having served in varying compliance roles for several broker-dealers and hedge funds including Schwab Capital Markets, Thales Fund, CJM Securities and Labrador R.I.T. His previous positions have included everything from providing firm-wide compliance leadership and supervisory authority to project specific work. Mr. Boyd is experienced in managing the entire FINRA membership process, handling inspections, managing CRD filings, monitoring all forms of communications and responding to ad hoc requests from regulators. His knowledge base includes equities, futures and options, as well as various derivative products on both the buy- and sell- sides. Mr. Boyd has ensured compliance with new and existing regulations including Dodd Frank. He has also performed market surveillance, approved employee trading activities, and created firm compliance departments from the ground-up.
Mr. Boyd served as an officer aboard a naval tank landing ship with deployments in the Middle East and East Africa, for which he was awarded the South West Asia Service Medal.
Mr. Boyd graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a B.S. in Engineering and served as a Surface Warfare Officer in the U.S. Navy. He holds his Series 4, 7, 24, 55, 63 and 79 licenses.