About Us

The Risch Group is a retained executive search & consulting firm engaged by organizations around the world to recruit executive talent in the Financial Services and Technology sectors. Since the firm’s inception in 1990 we have conducted a wide array of assignments with the singular purpose of recruiting talent that provides our clients with a sustainable competitive advantage. Our work has spanned the entire globe with the vast majority of it in North American and Europe.

Our two strongest areas of expertise are financial services and technology. Within each of those two industries most of our work has been concentrated in the following sectors:

Financial Services:

Alternative investments: hedge funds, fund of hedge funds and private equity

Asset Management: traditional asset mgmt. firms, endowments & fouundations

Wealth Management: private banking, RIA’a, wealth managers and family offices

Fintech: innovative solutions to improve the efficiency of the financial service firms

CFO’s: all industries


Cyber security: cyber products to protect to enterprise, cyber security experts

Software: cloud based and on premise solutions

AI: Large data and AI organizations developing solutions across all industry segments

Fintech: (see above)


Hired as consultants to develop business development strategies to expand existing or create new markets for both fintech and alternative investment solutions.

Retained as expert witnesses in cases related to FINRA and SEC regulatory litigation.

After 30 years in the industry, our experience is vast, deep and brings to bear a level of expertise on our assignments that can only be obtained through the decades of intensive experience we have applied to make our clients business better.

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Nothing is more important to a company and its ability to successfully go to market than the quality and dedication of their people. Nothing has been more important to our success than finding those people for our clients. Over the last few decades we have worked diligently to understand the industry sectors we cover. We combine the advantages of a boutique firm with a global track record several decades long. We have recruited talent across the full array of functions in both the financial services and technology space. This unique combination allows us greater access to candidates and an experience set that helps us effectively represent our client’s best interest.

During our 30 plus years we have witnessed the evolution of the recruiting industry. Moving from desktop to laptop to tablet along with the access to information provided by the worldwide internet, the firm has always been an adopter of the state of the art tools to serve our clients needs quickly and with great precision. One constant has always remained amidst the changing industry landscape, our commitment to delivering the best possible talent to each client engagement. Our success has been built on that commitment and it remains the cornerstone of our success.

Solutions And Expertise

  • Executive Search
  • Fund Raising (Hedge Funds)
  • Alt. Investments
  • Commercial Banking
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data & Analytics
  • Endowments & Foundations
  • Family Offices
  • Financial Services
  • FinTech
  • Insurance
  • Internet
  • Pensions
  • Private Banking
  • Software
  • Technology
  • Traditional Investments
  • Venture Capital
  • Wealth Management
  • Business Development
  • CEO/President
  • Data/Analytics
  • Expert Witness Testimony
  • Finance/Accounting
  • General Management
  • GM/Operations
  • Hedge Funds
  • Information/Digital
  • Invest. Mgmt./Banking
  • Investor Relations
  • Legal/Compliance
  • Marketing & Sales

News Briefings

Employers to Continue Hiring Plans into Final Quarter of 2019

U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in the fourth quarter with hiring intentions improving one percentage point compared to a year ago, according to the latest “Employment Outlook Survey,” released by ManpowerGroup. Employers in all U.S. regions and industry sectors said they were expecting headcount to grow. This is the seventh consecutive year

6 Ways to Conduct an Effective Executive Job Search

In today’s dynamic and competitive job market, the elements of an effective executive-level job search are very different than what may be utilized for non-executive roles. A new report by Rob Croner, vice president of senior executive services at CCI Consulting, explores channels of activity that drive any effective professional job search. “It can be

Employers to Continue on with Hiring Plans

U.S. employers are expecting hiring to pick up as we round out the second quarter, with 21 percent of employers planning to add staff, according to the latest “Employment Outlook Survey,” released by ManpowerGroup. Employers in all U.S. regions and industry sectors said they are expecting headcount to grow. This is the seventh consecutive year of double-digit

Help Wanted! Companies Stepping Up Summer Hiring Plans

The summer job market is upon us and there’s good news: Companies are stepping up their seasonal hiring. Forty-one percent of employers plan to hire workers for the summer while a vast majority (88 percent) expect to transition some summer hires into permanent roles, according to a new report by CareerBuilder. Employers said they are