LAKE FOREST, IL, August 01, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Richard C. Vie has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
After working for more than four and a half decades in the field of insurance, Mr. Vie retired in 2009. At the beginning of his career, he joined Reliable Life Insurance Co., where he stayed for 17 years before joining Commonwealth Life Insurance Co. as the company's president. Over the years, he obtained other executive roles with such companies as United Insurance Co. of America, Unitrin, Inc., Teledine Inc. and Kemper Insurance.
A former student of St. Louis University and the University of Missouri, Mr. Vie enjoyed using his expertise to serve his community. He served on the board of directors of Valparaiso University, the Concordia University Foundation, WI, and Concordia University Irvine, CA.
Mr. Vie was a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1962. During that time, Mr. Vie was named the Youngest Aircraft Commander in the Largest Squadron in the U.S. Navy, Airborne Early Warning Squadron Pacific. He was a survivor of the crash on Midway Island where 9 of 21 perished and he was the co-pilot. His experience led him to become the co-chairman of the Chicago Navy Memorial at Navy Pier and the chairman of the U.S. Navy Memorial in Washington, D.C., in 2010, and the chairman and founder of Military Outreach USA in 2011. Mr. Vie still holds all three of these positions. As a testament to his success, he was featured in eight volumes of Who's Who in Finance and Business, 10 volumes of Who's Who in the Midwest, and the first edition of Who's Who in Corporate America.
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