FirstPlus Financial Group Inc., a consumer finance company that makes home equity loans, has elected former Vice President Dan Quayle to its board of directors.

Chairman Daniel T. Phillips said in a press release that it was "an honor to appoint a man of Mr. Quayle's credibility and knowledge to our board.

"Dan Quayle brings to the board a vast knowledge of the business world and has long been known as a vigorous advocate for economic growth," Mr. Phillips added. "I know FirstPlus will benefit from his talent and experience."

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