Richard Vague, Chairman, Governor's Woods Foundation
Interviewed by: Jonathan Allen, Chief Political Correspondent, Vox
Jonathan Allen is Chief Political Correspondent for Vox.
In addition to his position as one of the managing partners of Gabriel Investments, Vague is also the Chairman of The Governor’s Woods Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic organization and the managing director of The Miletos Group. Previously, he was co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Energy Plus, an electricity and natural gas supply company operating in states throughout the U.S. that was sold to NRG Energy in 2011. Vague was also co-founder and CEO of two credit card companies – First USA, which grew to be the largest Visa issuer in the industry and which was sold to Bank One in 1997, and Juniper Financial, the fastest growing credit card issuer of the past decade, which was sold to Barclays PLC in 2004.