Mr. Irby is a Principal of the firm and serves as Chief Investment Officer. He has over twenty years of prior experience in the financial services industry in equity research, sales and trading. Prior to co-founding Tone Capital in 2016, Hunter was a Managing Director of Institutional Trading for BB&T Capital Markets in Richmond, VA for nineteen years, managing and supervising the equity trading operations. Hunter began his career at Scott & Stringfellow in the equity research department. As Co-Principal of the equity trading desk at BB&T Capital Markets, he fulfilled executive and administrative roles as well as maintained institutional account coverage and sales management responsibilities. Hunter holds a BA in English from Hampden Sydney College. He holds a FINRA Series 65 license.