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 operating expertise that can materially improve their business:

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


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.

Tech & Consulting

Our firm has successfully conducted searches for clients across the technology and consulting sector since 1990. We have a very strong presence in the Cybersecurity, Fintech and Economic Consulting Space. We recruit C-level, Divisional level, Practice Leaders & functional specialists.


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About Us & Our Team

The Risch Group is a retained executive search & advisory firm that recruits for clients in the Alternative Investment, Asset & Wealth Mangement and Technology Space. Since 1990 our team has represented hundreds of clients with the singular purpose of recruiting talent that provides our client’s business with a sustainable competitive advantage.

We combine the advantages of a boutique firm with a global track record and several decades of industry expertise. 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. We manage each assignment using a well-honed process that ensures we deliver the best performing candidates for each search.

Founder & CEO

Richard Risch is the Chairman and CEO of the Risch Group. He launched the firm in 1990 and since has been the force that has developed and managed the growth and strategy of the business for almost three decades.

He is a collaborative leader with a record of recruiting and developing winning teams that grow profitable and successful enterprises for the firm’s clients.  Dick has a broad business background including senior roles in finance and business development. He has worked with clients to increase both their top and bottom line revenue, and help position their organizations as leaders in their industry.

He has broad and deep industry experience in financial services and technology honed over 30 years of working with US & European firms in the Alternative Investments, Private Banking, Cyber Security, FinTech, Investment Management, and Software markets.

Dick has worked closely with experts in the industries the firm serves to study and uncover the individual traits of candidates that drive business performance and has integrated that into the firm’s recruiting process; thus ensuring the client is getting the most strategically aligned candidate for each search.

The Risch Group is the third executive search firm he has built. Born in Milwaukee, he graduated from the University of Wisconsin there and resides in both his home town and Manhattan.