Viraj Wikramanayake is a native of Sri Lanka. He immigrated to the Bahamas in 1980 to work as an auditor with Deloitte. In 1990 he moved to Miami, where he started his own firm in 1991. He is a CPA and holds an MBA from the University of Miami. He is also the founder and president of Global Trading, Inc., a full service uniform store offering safety footwear, industrial uniforms, embroidery and screen printing services in both Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.