Registered: The International
Register of Arms, 1st Feb. 2019. Registration No. 0483 (Vol.3).
Arms: Azure, a fess embattled Or
between in chief two saltires each of two muzzle-loading cannon
barrels and in base a six pointed star Argent..
Crest: On a mound Vert, a Paschal
Lamb haloed Or, supporting a staff proper the point Or flying a
banner Argent charged with a cross Gules.
Motto: Esse Veracem (Be Truthful).
Assumed: United States of
America, January 2019.
Chronicler of Arms of Castilla and León, H.E. Don Alfonso de
Ceballos-Escalera y Gila, Marquis de La Floresta, No. 7/2019.
Private Registrations: American
College of Heraldry, Registration No. 4067: New England Historic
Design: Arms devised by The Armorial
The embattled fess
signifies military leadership. The Two cannons crossed in saltier
denote service as an Artillery Officer and that the armiger is one
of twin brothers. The six-point star represents the armiger’s
university degree in astrophysics, a long fascination with the
field, and membership in The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.
The Anaya surname is Basque in origin meaning brother. The Anaya
Family migrated, as Spanish citizens, from the Canary Islands to
Puerto Rico as farmers in the 19th Century. They witnessed the
Spanish American War and Spain ceding the Caribbean Island of Puerto
Rico to the United States in 1898, becoming American citizens.
Upon graduating from college, the armiger was commissioned as a US
Army Officer, Field Artillery, earned Military Intelligence Branch
qualification, Top Secret Clearance, executed the duties as Fire
Support Team Leader, Division Artillery Aerial Observer, and
Battalion S-4 Officer achieving the rank of Captain before pursuing
a career in Fortune 500 corporate America.
served in active duty with the 1/82 Field Artillery, 1st
Cavalry Division earning two Army Achievement Medals, the
Army Commendation Medal, and US Army Cold War Recognition
Certificate. He is a Life Member of the 1st Cavalry Division
Association, and Life Member of the American Legion.
Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico (USA) where his father was a
cardiologist and his mother was one of the first women
ordained an Episcopal Priest in the U.S. He attended Colegio
Ponceño de Varones before attending prep school at St.
John's Military School in Salina, Kansas with three other
brothers, and making the Honor Roll, Who's Who Among
American High School Students, and earning Varsity Letters
in tennis and basketball.
college at The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) earning
two BA degrees, one in astrophysics and the second in
history and Latin American Studies double major while also
attending graduate school. While at Ole Miss, the armiger
was the Cadet Regimental Commander for the Army ROTC Corps
of Cadets, President of Scabbard & Blade National Military
Honor Society, Vice President for Phi Alpha Theta History
Honorary, Vice President of Sigma Delta Pi Spanish Honorary,
and made the Dean's List and the National Dean's List.
The armiger earned a MBA from Michigan State University
(Broad Graduate School of Management), participated in its
Global Management Course in Japan and Singapore, and earned
membership in the National Honor & Merit Scholars Society.
He also attended the Executive Program in Supply Chain
Management at The Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The armiger has held executive positions with Fortune 500
firms such as Abbott Labs, General Electric Healthcare, and
Xerox; also, as a Client Solutions Director with EMC
Corporation covering DoD in the US and Germany gaining Top
Secret Clearance, and as a Principal with SunGard Consulting
Services covering Healthcare in the US and Latin America. He
has earned the following Information Security
certifications: CISSP, CRISC, CBCP, MBCI, NSA IAM, and NSA
The armiger made the Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide in
2008, is a member of the Lake Lanier Sailing Club, the Yacht
Club of Hilton Head Island, and the Army and Navy Club in
Washington (Knights of the Silver Circle). He enjoys
competitive tennis (ALTA), sailing (US Sailing member, bare
boat certified), and playing the cello. Fluent in English
and Spanish, he resides in Atlanta, Georgia U.S.A.
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