Richie Graham is a Managing Principal and the founder of Striker Partners, where he oversees all activities of the private investment firm including sourcing, evaluating, monitoring and divesting of portfolio company interests. Striker is involved in multiple industry verticals, including business services, education, logistics, healthcare and sports, specifically soccer, which Striker manages through the For Soccer Ventures platform.
Richie serves on the boards of numerous Striker portfolio companies and on the firm’s Investment Committee. Richie also leads the Graham family’s investment in Major League Soccer through the Philadelphia Union franchise, where he was actively involved in building the highly-regarded Union Academy program and founded YSC Academy, an innovative and first-of-its-kind soccer-specific school for elite soccer players from grades 6 through 12.
Striker Partners is a member of The Graham Group, an alliance of independent investment firms, operating businesses and philanthropic entities . Richie has a broad array of philanthropic and charitable interests, among which include nature and conservation initiatives that he undertakes through Rich Graham Photography.
Mr. Graham earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College, and resides in suburban Philadelphia with his family.