Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individual to a key position in his Administration:

Scott Soles of Texas, to be the Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Agriculture.

Mr. Soles is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 30 years of experience in internal and external financial auditing, consulting, and finance operations.  He currently works as a Senior Special Financial Projects Analyst and has previously served in roles at global Fortune 500 companies, one of the world’s leading accounting firms, and as a sole proprietor.  Mr. Soles earned a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) from Southwest Texas State University.  Mr. Soles lives with his wife in the Houston, Texas, area.


Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to be Members of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board for the remainder of a 3-year term:

Paul Winfree of Virginia, expiring September 22, 2021.

Heather Nauert of New York, expiring September 22, 2021.

Kevin R. Hanrahan of Texas, expiring September 22, 2020.