#20 France Hoang: Vietnamese Refugee to American Soldier to Servant-Entrepreneur
"B People Hire C People, but A people Hire A+ People.
EPISODE 19 • 04/21/2019 • 52 min
Francis Q. Hoang (@FQhoang) is a veteran entrepreneur who has been on the founding teams of companies that have generated over $600 million of combined sales and employed over 1,200 professionals across the fields of law, aerospace, defense, government services, and technology.
France has over 20 years of national security experience, with service in every branch of the U.S. Government. He clerked for Judge Thomas Griffith on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and was appointed by President George W. Bush as an Associate White House Counsel and Special Assistant to the President.
France graduated in the academic top 1% of his West Point class, received a Masters in Criminal Justice from Washburn University, and graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center. He somehow also managed to pass both Ranger School and the CPA Exam.
France was born in Saigon, Vietnam, immigrated to the United States at the age of 2, and was raised in Tumwater, Washington.