Richard Risch


Dick is the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer 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 directs senior level search assignments for key clients within the following markets: financial services and technology. He has conducted a broad range of searches for CEOs, Business Heads, and Functional Leaders throughout the US, Latin America, and Europe.

Dick works closely with industry experts to study the factors that drive business performance. This work has helped launch The Risch Group to its status as a thought leader in the industry. Prior to founding The Risch Group, Dick was the Managing Partner for a 40-person firm that served both the domestic and international markets.

He started his executive search career in 1980, working for a firm serving the financial industry. Dick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He started his career in banking and marketing. Dick is considered an expert in the both the financial services and tech industry and has been retained as an expert witness in major cases involving the industry. Prior, he was the Managing Partner for a 40-person firm.