Mr. Stock graduated in 1996 from the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering earning a top 25% academic order of merit. He served 10 years in the US Air Force as an F-15C fighter pilot, Air Liaison to the Army, and a Glider Instructor Pilot at the Academy.
Mr. Stock was awarded the Air Medal for 32 combat missions and 122 combat hours flown over southern Iraq. He also saw combat on the ground leading a 20 man Forward Air Controller team into Iraq in 2003 at the beginning of the war. His final assignment brought him full circle back to the Air Force Academy as a Glider Instructor Pilot for advanced aerobatics and spin training.
In 2005, he received his MBA in Finance at the University of Colorado. After separating from the AF in 2006, Mr. Stock worked for Morgan Stanley’s Fixed Income Division as a Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS) Trader in New York City. His responsibilities included trading, execution, structuring, and risk control in whole loan packages and primary bond offerings. He also has professional market experience with risk management and analytics including interest rate and credit hedges. Mr. Stock joined AthenaInvest in 2013 and oversees advisor services.