Hedge Funds

We have an extensive track record of recruiting professionals across the entire spectrum of hedge fund strategies for an array of fund managers, fund of funds, hedge fund platforms and financial institutions. We have successfully completed hundreds of searches for clients in the US & Europe.

Private Equity

Since our inception in 1990 we have conducted over 200 C-level searches in a broad range of industries, thus providing our PE clients with a deep and broad level of expertise they can tap into to materially improve their business:

Our coverage includes the following industries: Manufacturing,Financial Services, Healthcare, Energy, Technology, Consumer Products and more .

Wealth & Asset Management

Our experience in the wealth & asset management business dates back to 1990. Since then we have represented Investment Management Firms, Private Banks, Wealth Managers, Family offices, RIA’s, Broker Dealers, and Foundations/Endowments across the US & Europe to help them compete in an ever more complex environment.


Since 1990 The Risch Group has successfully conducted searches for clients across the technology sector. We recruit C-level, Divisional level, and functional executives in the cyber-security, big data/storage, software, med/bio tech  & fintech space. Our clients span the entire industry spectrum and include industry leaders, mid-market players, and venture-backed players.


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About Us & Our Team

The Risch Group is a retained executive search firm engaged by our clients to recruit talent in Alternative Investment, Asset Management, and FinTech Space. Since 1990 our team has represented hundreds of clients with the singular purpose of recruiting talent that provides their business  with a sustainable competitive advantage.

Nothing is more important to a company than the quality and dedication of their people. Nothing is more important to us than recruiting those people for our clients. We combine the advantages of a boutique firm with a global track record several decades long and an in-depth level of industry expertise honed by the direct industry experience of each individual on the team. That industry knowledge combined with our commitment to delivering the best possible talent to each search has been and remains the cornerstone of our success.

Founder & CEO

Richard Risch is the Chairman and CEO of the Risch Group. Launching the firm in 1990 alongside the other principals of the firm, he has played a key role in developing and managing the strategy of the business. Dick has worked closely with industry experts over the past 30 years to study the factors that drive business performance. That along with his direct industry experience has created a recruiting team that are considered thought leaders in the industry. Dick has been in business development roles for financial service firms, and has led the formation and growth of two other search firms prior to founding The Risch Group.