Academy Securities Adds Peter Tchir as Director


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 Peter Tchir as Director, Head of Macro Strategy.

Mr. Tchir served as Managing Director of Brean Capital for the last three years where he expanded services provided to clients and produced the T-Report from research and other “focus” pieces. Prior to this, he founded TF Market Advisors where he built an independent research, advisory, and consulting business into one that had several top hedge funds and money managers as clients.

Mr. Tchir brings with him a keen insight towards credit risk and related opportunities on a global macro basis with an emphasis on fixed income. His unique background allows him to balance short term trading with longer term investment horizons to consistently find relative value in the markets.

“We are honored to have such a highly respected industry professional join the Academy team,” stated Chance Mims, CEO of Academy Securities. “Mr. Tchir brings a depth of product knowledge which will add strength to Academy’s growing fixed income sales and trading platform.”

Mr. Tchir commented on his joining Academy Securities: “I am excited to join Academy Securities. I believe in the mission to mentor, train, and hire military veterans. I am looking forward to growing with Academy as we provide excellent service to our clients.”

“Peter’s extensive experience across the fixed income markets on both the sell side and the buy side will be a huge additive to our customers. We look forward to leveraging his product knowledge in conjunction with the firm’s mission to mentor transitioning veterans,” 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 a strong top and middle tier client base served by a national platform with offices in New York, Chicago, Boston, San Diego and Chapel Hill. Information about Academy Securities is available at

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