Vice Admiral Sean S. Buck Joins Academy Securities’ Advisory Board and Geopolitical Intelligence Group

Academy Securities, a registered broker-dealer, certified Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise (DVBE), and Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), announced the addition of Vice Admiral Sean S. Buck to its Advisory Board and Geopolitical Intelligence Group.

Vice Admiral Sean S. Buck retired from the United States Navy after more than 40 years of commissioned service. His active-duty career culminated with his role as the 63rd Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. He has over a decade of service in the Pentagon with tours of duty on the Navy Staff and the Joint Chiefs of Staff where he specialized in strategy and policy development as well as personnel management. He additionally leveraged unique opportunities in his career by earning a designation as a member of the Navy’s Space Cadre while serving at the National Reconnaissance Office. Admiral Buck’s operational service was as a Naval Flight Officer in the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance naval aviation community, where he accumulated over 4000 flight hours and command-level leadership including command of the US FOURTH Fleet.

“We are honored to welcome Admiral Buck to Academy’s Advisory Board,” stated Academy’s Chairman and CEO Chance Mims. “His extensive experience in strategy and policy development will add incredible value for our clients and team.”

Admiral Buck commented on joining Academy Securities: “It’s an exciting honor and privilege to join Academy Securities as an Advisor. I see joining the team as a win-win-win. I’m looking forward to contributing to their continued success advancing the needs of veterans with employment in the financial sector, helping Academy support their clients with analysis and discussion of the ramifications of the global geopolitical environment, and contributing to the overall growth and expansion of the firm.”

Admiral Buck graduated from the United States Naval Academy and earned a master’s degree from The George Washington University. He passionately supported collegiate sports by serving as a Division I athlete (Tennis), a member of the NCAA’s Division I Board of Directors, and a member of the Executive Committee of the American Athletic Conference.

“Admiral Buck will make a tremendous asset to our team, enhancing our mission and our capabilities in advising clients on the impacts of an ever-changing geopolitical environment,” stated Phil McConkey, Academy’s president.