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Anthony Joseph Principi

Anthony Joseph Principi, pharmaceutical company executive, former United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs. Decorated Bronze Star with combat "V", Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, Navy Commendation medal with combat "V" (3); recipient Meritorious Service medal VA, 1983. Member American Bar Association (chairman subcommittee general practice section since 1985).

Background

  • Principi, Anthony Joseph was born on April 16, 1944 in New York City. Son of Antonio Joseph and Theresa (Princiotta) Principi.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1967. Juris Doctor, Seton Hall University, 1975.

    Career

    • Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Navy, 1967, advanced through grades to Commander, 1984, line officer Washington, 1967-1972. Attorney Judge Advocate General Corps, San Diego, 1975-1980. Counsel Committee on Armed Service United States Senate, Washington, 1980-1983, staff director Committee on Veterinary's Affairs, 1984—1988.

      Deputy administrator congressional & public affairs VA, 1983-1984. Deputy secretary United States Department Veterans Affairs, 1989-1990, acting secretary, 1992—1993. Partner Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps, San Diego, 1990-1995.

      Senior vice president, Chief Executive Officer Lockheed Martin Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem Integrated Solutions Company, Santa Clara, 1995-2001. President QTC Medical Services, Inc., 2001. Secretary United States Department Veterans Affairs, Washington, 2001—2005.

      Chairman QTC Management, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, since 2005. Vice president government relations Pfizer, Inc., Washington, since 2005. Chairman Base Realignment & Closure (BRAC) Commission, since 2005.

      Board directors Perot Systems Corporation, since 2005.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association (chairman subcommittee general practice section since 1985).

    Personality

    Interests

    Gardening, skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Ann Ahlering, June 26, 1971. Children: Anthony Junior, Ryan, John.
    • father: Antonio Joseph Principi
    • mother: Theresa (Princiotta) Principi
    • spouse: Elizabeth Ann Ahlering
    • children: Anthony Junior Principi
    • Ryan Principi
    • John Principi
    Anthony Joseph Principi
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    Born April 16, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      United States Naval Academy
    • 1975
      Seton Hall University
    • 1967
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Navy
    • 1975 - 1980
      attorney, Judge Advocate General Corps
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      counsel, Committee on Armed Service United States Senate
      Washington, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      deputy administrator, congressional & public affairs Veterans Administration
    • 1984
      Commissioned 2nd lieutenant United States Navy
    • 1990 - 1995
      partner, Luce
      Forward, Saskatchewan, Canada
    • 1995 - 2001
      senior, Lockheed Martin Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem Integrated Solutions Company
      Santa Clara, California, United States
    • 1995 - 2001
      Chief Executive Officer, Lockheed Martin Intellectual Property Multimedia Subsystem Integrated Solutions Company
      Santa Clara, California, United States
    • 2001 - 2005
      secretary, United States Department Veterans Affairs
      Washington, United States
    • 2001
      president, QTC Medical Services
    • 2005
      vice president, government relations Pfizer
      Washington, United States
    • 2005
      chairman, QTC Management
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
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