Eric Cantor

Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Moelis & Company

Eric Cantor is Vice Chairman and Managing Director at Moelis & Company, a global
independent investment bank, and serves as a member of its board of directors. He
advises clients on issues spanning the intersection of public policy and industry. Mr.
Cantor, who has more than 30 years of political and business experience, was formerly
United States Representative from Virginia. He served as U.S. House Majority Leader
from 2010-2014 and led the public policy and legislative agendas. During the 112th
Congress, Mr. Cantor served as the House designee to the Biden Commission, where he
worked closely with the Vice President on issues surrounding the federal budget and
levels of indebtedness. One of his many accomplishments as Majority Leader was the
passage of the JOBS Act, which makes it easier for start-up and emerging growth
companies to access capital. Mr. Cantor is regularly featured in publications focusing on
a wide range of topics including both domestic and international matters.

Mr. Cantor holds a B.A. from The George Washington University, a J.D. from The
College of William and Mary, and an M.A. from Columbia University. He co-authored
the New York Times best-selling book, “Young Guns: A New Generation of
Conservative Leaders”. Mr. Cantor serves as a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s
Executive Council on Infrastructure and has been named a visiting fellow at Harvard
University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. He served on the U.S. Department
of Defense Policy Board, a group tasked with providing the Secretary of Defense with
independent, informed advice and opinion concerning matters of defense policy, from
2017-2020.

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