Vinh Vuong co-founded and leads Garrison Fathom and FinancX.
An entrepreneur since his teens, Vinh has assisted in transforming ideas and prototypes into disruptive, high-valued companies through operational discipline, effective business development, and meaningful reputation management.
Prior to Garrison Fathom, Vinh led VUONG Holdings in numerous private equity deals involving tech startups, mining & mineral companies, precious metals and commodities transactions, and entertainment ventures. He also advised select clients on crisis and reputation management at his consulting firm, VUONG Global.
At VUONG Holdings, Vinh averaged a 133% average annual return through equities and real estate holdings over a span of five years. In 2020, he spearheaded an effort through a public-private partnership with the United States government on critical and rare earth minerals labeled Project Takeoff. Vinh has been a vocal supporter of the expansion of 5G within the United States and worked with partners to attract domestic investment and drive legislative support. He has also led mineral brokering efforts, where the first transaction, signed in 2020, was valued at $1.5 billion. In October 2021 he led a group of partners who were among the final groups of investors to submit a final bid (download article) valued at $150 million in an auction to purchase Remington Arms Company from bankruptcy in order to prevent a breakup of the 206-year old company. Vinh was the youngest investor to participate on this deal, at the age of 29.
As Managing Partner of VUONG Global, he has led teams focused on crisis and reputation management projects for Fortune 500 companies, political leaders, and high-profile individuals. Vinh’s expertise in financial and political issues was brought on by his mentors in Anthony R. Dolan, Robert H. Bork, Jr., and Richard Torrenzano. Vinh has worked directly with over 75 clients, including HSBC, Broadridge, Morgan Stanley, CME Group, BNY Mellon, eBay, Qualcomm, Google, Facebook, The TMX Group, The Hershey Company, Investment Technology Group, The Pennsylvania State University, Starr Insurance Companies, Boy Scouts of America, SeaWorld Entertainment, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
On the political front, Vinh has worked with numerous advocacy groups and political organizations in multiple countries, from London to Washington, D.C., on issues ranging from tax reform to constitutional matters, geopolitical issues such as freedom in Hong Kong after China’s violation of a peace agreement, and the United States' advancements, global positioning, and supply chain vs. China and other adversaries in artificial intelligence, quantum computing, the importance of 5G, and securing a supply chain for critical and rare earth minerals. He has also recently been active in matters regarding blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and web3.
Vinh has made numerous television appearances on Bloomberg, TD Ameritrade, and Cheddar, and has been published in Real Clear Politics, Fox News, The Daily Caller, and Newsmax – amongst others.
He is a proud son of Vietnamese immigrants who came to the United States towards the end of the Vietnam war to seek the American dream and they did so with their Vietnamese restaurants in the Philadelphia area.
Vinh attended the The Smeal College of Business at The Pennsylvania State University, where he played football under Joe Paterno as well as rugby. He also attended Harvard Business School and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.