Richard Levy has agreed to serve on the board of directors of the company. Mr. Levy is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of VPC. Mr. Levy oversees VPC’s investment and operational activities. Mr. Levy is also the chairman of VPC’s Senior Leadership Team and Investment Committee. Mr. Levy serves as chairman of the board of directors of VPC portfolio company, Giordano’s. He also serves as a member of the board of directors of VPC portfolio companies, Caribbean Financial Group and United Automobile Insurance Company, and as a board member of VPC Specialty Lending Investments Plc (LON: VSL), a VPC managed UK publicly listed investment trust. Previously, Mr. Levy served as head of the Small Cap Structured Products Group and co-head of the Solutions Group at Magnetar Capital. Mr. Levy also co-founded and served as managing partner at Crestview Capital Partners. Mr. Levy is also chairman of the board of nonprofit, Gardeneers, an active board member of Camp Kesem and he sits on the Board of Trustees for the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Mr. Levy received a B.A. in political science from The Ohio State University, an MBA from the Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business and a J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law. He is a member of the Illinois bar (inactive).