Michael Sabel is a Founder and Co-Chairman of Venture Global LNG, Inc. Mr. Sabel has over 24 years of experience in capital markets transactions, including initial public and secondary offerings, public and private M&A transactions, and private equity and venture capital. Additionally, Mr. Sabel has experience in the energy, energy technology, and financial service sectors in new company formation, technology licensing, and corporate business development. He also advised on private equity and M&A transactions for software, technology, and real estate companies in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Mr. Sabel was previously Executive Vice President of First Sierra Financial, a publicly traded commercial finance company. He was responsible for leading business and e-commerce strategy, public equity market transactions, and the company’s active acquisition program, and he acted as President of the commercial finance companies acquired in the United Kingdom. Prior to First Sierra, Mr. Sabel was a Managing Director with Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co. in the investment banking group, and Vice President, investment banking, with Sandler O’Neil & Partners.