Steve Mannell is the President of AAFMAA Wealth Management & Trust. From the North Carolina headquarters office, he leads the team’s work to help ensure the financial security and independence of the American Armed Forces Community by being their premiere provider of financial planning, investment management, and trust services. Steve joined AAFMAA Wealth Management & Trust in 2012 as the founding Chief Financial Officer . He retired from the United States Army Special Forces Command (Airborne) as the Chief of Operations after twenty years of service. He earned an MBA from Duke, an MPP from Harvard, and a BS from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he later served as an Assistant Professor of Economics.