Investor; Managing Partner, Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Revolution; Author, Hillbilly Elegy
J. D. Vance is an investor, commentator, and managing partner of the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund at Revolution, LLC. He’s the author of the No. 1 New York Times best-seller Hillbilly Elegy. Vance previously worked at the venture capital firm Mithril Capital, and prior to that at a large corporate law firm. A former US Marine, he provided free legal counsel to vets at the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale while he was attending law school there. Vance lectures and writes on topics of public interest, regularly discusses politics and public policy on national networks, and has appeared on ABC, CBS, CNN, and Fox News.