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Al Kirton

Al Kirton
Academy Securities, Vice President Capital Markets and Public Finance 

Al Kirton is a Vice President specializing in Capital Markets and Public Finance at Academy Securities, where he focuses on energy, including equity, taxable debt, and non-taxable debt for utility firms, and oil & gas companies.  Al currently holds Series 52, 63, and 79 securities licenses. Prior to working in the financial services industry, Al was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps.  During his eight years of active-duty service, Al deployed twice to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as a Company Commander and Convoy Commander.
Al is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland and earned an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor. Locally, Al serves as an Affiliate Blue and Gold Officer for Naval Academy Admissions and as the Vice President of the Charlotte Chapter of the Naval Academy Alumni Association.
Al resides in Charlotte with his wife Lisa, and their son Tre who is a current 9th grader at Charlotte Lab School. He is also a proud parent of a “few” rescue dogs.