Management Team

Tony W. Sigmon, PhD, MBA
Corporate President, Chief Compliance Officer, and Investment Advisor Representative

Tony is the founder of Collegiate Capital Management. He is also an investment advisor of the firm and in that role manages portfolios for his personal clients. Tony works with others to help establish the firm’s approaches to the conduct of market and economic research, investment management approaches and the marketing of the firm’s services. In his role as CCO, Tony has ultimate responsibility for adherence to regulatory requirements of the SEC. Previous to entering the securities industry, Tony was a staff member at RTI International and an adjunct assistant professor at Duke and N.C. State Universities.

Education

B.S. Engineering Science & Mechanics
NC State University

M.S. Engineering Science & Mechanics
NC State University

Ph.D. Engineering Science & Mechanics
NC State University

Masters of Business Administration
Duke University

Securities Exams Passed & Insurance Licenses

Series 63
Uniform Securities Agent

Series 65
Uniform Investment Advisor

Series 07
General Securities Representative

Series 24
General Securities Principal

D. Grant Walker
Corporate Vice President and Investment Advisor Representative

Grant is the Chief Investment Officer and Vice President of Collegiate Capital Management. He holds degrees in Accounting and Economics from North Carolina State University. Additionally, Grant has been recognized as an Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS) by the College for Financial Planning. He began his career in 1992 as a registered representative of Lincoln Financial Group, where his primary responsibility was working with faculty and staff at UNC-CH and NCSU. He joined Collegiate Capital Management in 1999.

Education

B.A. Economics
North Carolina State University

B.A. Accounting
North Carolina State University

Accredited Asset Management Specialist®
College for Financial Planning

Securities Exams Passed & Insurance Licenses

Series 63
Uniform Securities Agent

Series 65
Uniform Investment Advisor

Series 07
General Securities Representative

Insurance
North Carolina Life & Health

Cory B. Capps
Corporate Secretary, Vice President of Investment Management, and Investment Advisor Representative

Mr. Capps joined the firm in September 2002. In addition to his role as an Investment Advisor Representative, he has created multiple analytical tools and software programs that have become critical components in the management of our clients’ assets including the retirement projection program specific to university employees, real-time data integration with client management software to improve portfolio evaluation, and assisting in the development of our unique client portal. Mr. Capps continues to focus and improve the firm’s methods for gathering information related to market trends, the tracking of investment performance, and in-depth analyses of assets to assist in the management of our clients’ accounts. He also serves a vital role in developing reports that allow our clients to understand and evaluate our firm’s asset management approach.

Education

B.A. Business Management
North Carolina State University, Finance Concentration and Information Systems Concentration

Securities Exams Passed & Insurance Licenses

Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State

Series 65 – Uniform Investment Advisor

Series 66 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam

Series 07 – General Securities Representative

Insurance – North Carolina Life & Health

Daniel C. Sigmon, CFP®
Vice President of Financial Planning and Investment Advisor Representative

Daniel began with the firm in 2008 as a Marketing and Investment Analyst. His early responsibilities were to perform analyses of investment options, markets and sectors to assist in the management of current firm assets. After several years of refining his approach to investment management, Daniel transitioned into the role of an investment advisor. Daniel received his CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification in 2012 to further expand his knowledge in other planning disciplines to offer a more comprehensive and integrated form of wealth management. With his dual role as Vice President of Financial Planning his responsibilities also include the coordination of financial planning strategies for the firm as a whole.

Education

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM
CFP Board of Standards, Inc.

Certificate in Financial Planning
North Carolina State University

B.S. Textiles Management
North Carolina State University, Marketing Concentration

Securities Exams Passed & Insurance Licenses

Series 66
Uniform Securities Agent State Law Exam

Series 07
General Securities Representative

Series 63
Uniform Securities Agent State

Series 06
Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Representative

Life Insurance
North Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Texas

Erin R. Capps
Corporate Treasurer and Director of Compliance

Mrs. Capps joined Collegiate Capital Management, Inc. in October 2006. Prior to joining the firm, Mrs. Capps was employed at Cato Research, Ltd., a pharmaceutical research organization located in Durham, North Carolina specializing in providing clinical and regulatory support to pharmaceutical companies worldwide. As a senior project coordinator with Cato Research, Ltd., Mrs. Capps’ primary responsibilities included coordinating and tracking project team activities, coordinating and attending project team, sponsor, and business development meetings and conference calls including meeting with the United States Food and Drug Administration, preparation of reports and project budgets, and assisted in the presentation of these reports to executive review committees.

As the Director of Compliance, Mrs. Capps assists with the oversight, development, implementation, evaluation, and enforcement of the firm’s compliance program to ensure compliance with industry rules and regulations and the company’s corporate standards of conduct. Mrs. Capps collaborates with Investment Advisor Representatives of the firm to identify potential areas of compliance vulnerability, risk, and conflicts of interest and helps to develop correct action plans to enhance the compliance program. Mrs. Capps also ensures that employees are properly informed of changing industry regulations and helps to maintain an effective compliance training program.

Education

B.S. Biological Sciences
North Carolina State University

North Carolina Notary Public

Jennifer E. Robinson
Director of Operations

Ms. Robinson has been with the firm since 2009. She drives the firm’s strategic vision and operational excellence in order to enhance growth, execute business plans and deliver high-quality products and services to clients. As a member of the management team, she partners closely with the firm’s investment advisors to further improve performance and lead new business initiatives.

Education

B.S. Psychology
Appalachian State University, Natural Sciences Concentration

North Carolina Notary Public