We are so pleased to see a proud Italian American and a member of the Foundation receive this honor.
New York, NY (PRWEB) December 20, 2016
The Columbus Citizens Foundation congratulates Vincent Viola, prominent Italian American and Foundation member, on his nomination by President-Elect Trump as Army secretary.
Viola is well-known as a successful founder of several businesses including Virtu Financial, an electronic trading firm. He is also the owner of the National Hockey League’s Florida Panthers. He has been a member of the Columbus Citizens Foundation since 2009.
Angelo Vivolo, President of the Columbus Citizens Foundation, offered this comment, “We are so pleased to see a proud Italian American and a member of the Foundation receive this honor.”
ABOUT COLUMBUS CITIZENS FOUNDATION
The Columbus Citizens Foundation is a non-profit organization in New York City committed to fostering an appreciation of Italian-American heritage and achievement. The Foundation, through a broad range of philanthropic and cultural activities, provides opportunities for advancement to deserving Italian-American students through various scholarship and grant programs. The Foundation organizes New York City's annual Columbus Celebration and Columbus Day Parade, which has celebrated Italian-American heritage on New York's Fifth Avenue since 1929. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org