Richard Vague
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Richard Vague

Richard Vague is currently managing partner of Gabriel Investments, an early stage venture capital fund, and chair of The Governor's Woods Foundation, a non-profit philanthropic organization. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of Energy Plus, and also co-founder and CEO of two consumer banks, First USA and Juniper Financial.

Richard currently serves on the University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees and the Penn Medicine Board of Trustees, and on a number of business boards. He is chair of FringeArts Philadelphia, chair of the University of Pennsylvania Press, and chair of the Abramson Cancer Center Development Leadership Council. He is also on the boards of the Franklin Institute, the Museum of the American Revolution, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and Visit Philadelphia.

Richard is the author of A Brief History of Doom, covering financial crises in the six largest countries in the world over the last 200 years, and The Next Economic Disaster, a book on the global economy, as well as a number of published articles on economic theory and an upcoming book on the history of financial crises. He is editor of the blog delanceyplace.com, which focuses on non-fiction literature.

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