Croft Young


Executive Director, Morgan Stanley Investment Banking Division

Croft joined Morgan Stanley’s Investment Bank in 2009 after completing an MBA at the University of North Carolina. He currently works in the Real Estate Advisory Group. From 2001 – 2006 Croft spent five years in the United States Marine Corps’ First Marine Division, where he served as a Regimental Targeting Officer, Reconnaissance Platoon Commander and Battalion Intelligence Officer. During his service, he deployed twice to Iraq, serving both times in the Fallujah arena. It was on his second deployment that he became close friends with Travis Manion. Prior to the Marine Corps, Croft was a collegiate women’s soccer coach, serving as an assistant at the University of Kansas and The Ohio State University. Croft holds a BA in International Studies from the University of North Carolina. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Croft lives with his wife and their two children in New York City.