WVU Potomac State College Alumnus Conrad Carney II (left), Class of 1983, was recently inducted into the PSC Athletic Hall of Fame for his abilities on and off the field. Introducing Carney was long-time friend and teammate John Matlak.
West Virginia University Potomac State College recently inducted Conrad Carney II, Class of 1983, into the PSC Athletic Hall of Fame during its 32nd annual awards dinner.
Carney played football for the Catamounts before heading to the University of Kentucky on a football scholarship. After graduating with a degree in business administration, and at the age of 23, Carney became one of the youngest managers in the history of McCaw Communications (formerly Cellular One).
Carney soon embarked on an entrepreneurial career in the field of finance, focusing on mortgage banking. The company grew from a startup into one of the largest privately owned mortgage banking firms in the Southeast.
Carney currently serves as the CEO and chairman of Xooker in Lexington, Ky. Xooker is a mobile marketing company whose free app has a high-engagement level among users. They have partnered with more than 800 businesses to offer merchant coupons, discounts and rewards for playing games which consumers can then use for merchandise or services.
Potomac State College is part of the WVU System and is located on the Keyser campus.