Mr. McConkey is the President and a Partner at Academy, responsible for overall leadership and overseeing daily operations, as well as business development and equities. Following careers in the military and the National Football League, Mr. McConkey embarked on a financial services career that has spanned over two decades. He has experience in the fields of asset management, trading, alternative investment strategies, and investment banking. He has worked for firms such as Wells Fargo Bank, Deutsche Bank and BNP Paribas. Mr. McConkey played six years in the NFL following his military service and is best remembered for his touchdown catch in Super Bowl XXI for the New York Giants. He also played for the Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals and San Diego Chargers. In addition, he was a broadcaster for the New York Giants, CBS Sports, and FOX NY, where he won two New York Sports Emmys for his work on “Giants Today.”
Mr. McConkey holds a B.S. in Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy. He also has FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, 65 and 55 licenses.