Raul Vazquez
Raul Vazquez is CEO of Oportun, a company that uses advanced data analytics and technology to provide affordable loans to Latinos and others with little or no credit history so they can establish credit and build a better future. Between its first loan in 2006 and September 30, 2016, Oportun helped more than 800,000 customers by disbursing nearly $3 billion through more than $1.6 million small dollar loans. Raul is the current chair of the Federal Reserve Board’s Community Advisory Council and also serves on the CFPB’s Consumer Advisory Board. Prior to joining Oportun, he spent nine years at Walmart in various leadership roles, worked in e-commerce start-ups, and was also a consultant and industrial engineer. Raul was recently appointed to the board of directors of Intuit and previously served on the boards of directors of Staples and the Hispanic Scholarship Fund. Raul received a B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford and an M.B.A. from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania.