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Billionaire West Point Grad Tapped for Army Secretary

December 22, 2016

From the Military.com website  

vincent-violaPresident-elect Donald Trump on Monday announced he plans to nominate a billionaire West Point graduate and former infantry officer to become Army secretary.

Trump intends to nominate Vincent “Vinnie” Viola, the founder and executive chairman of the high-frequency trading firm Virtu Financial and owner of the National Hockey League’s Florida Panthers, to become the top civilian at the military’s biggest service.

“Whether it is his distinguished military service or highly impressive track record in the world of business, Vinnie has proved throughout his life that he knows how to be a leader and deliver major results in the face of any challenge,” Trump said in a statement.

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