Vegas Golden Knights Chairman & CEO Bill Foley
Deb Placey’s guest is Vegas Golden Knights Chairman and CEO Bill Foley. Foley reacts to the notion that he’s the most ‘interesting man in hockey’ (0:45), explains how is interest in purchasing the Jacksonville Jaguars led him to the NHL expansion opportunity in Vegas (1:30) and reveals the advice he’s offered
to the folks leading the NHL’s newest franchise in Seattle (3:50). He recalls his time at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point (7:07), how he got his start on Wall Street (11:00), and how his initial small investments turned into great success (14:00). Foley shares his secrets in building the Golden Knights (15:08), his ‘we’re for real’ moment during the team’s inaugural season (23:45), how dealing with tragedy made everyone come together in Las Vegas (21:10), why the ‘Knight’ is an important part of his team’s culture (25:05) and how he’s excited for his new venture, The Folded Flag Foundation (30:18).