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Graham Michener

New York

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Graham is a Partner at Ridgeway Partners, based in the New York office, and is a  member of the Banking & Capital Markets, Board, Private Equity, and Finance & Accounting  Practices. Throughout his career, Graham has partnered with leading investment banking,  merchant banking, asset management, and private equity organizations to help them  attract senior leadership. He also has extensive experience consulting with corporations on an agnostic basis with corporate governance issues, including recruiting new board members for boards of directors.

Prior to joining Ridgeway, Graham led Dore Partnership’s Global Banking & Advisory and  the CFO Practices for North America. He also spent over a decade at RSR Partners as  Head of the Financial Services Practice, Co-Head of the CFO Practice, Head of the New  York office, a member of the Board Practice, and as an elected member of the Executive Committee. Earlier experiences included Russell Reynolds Associates in both the Financial Services and Financial  Officers Practices, JP Morgan Chase in both Investment Banking as part of the Global Industrials Group and later in Private Banking. Graham began his career with the  Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a Research Analyst.

Graham received his A.B. in English and Anthropology from Lafayette College and  an M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from New York University’s Stern School of  Business. He is currently an Advisory Board member of LogicSource, a Bain Capital  portfolio company, as well as Chairman emeritus of the Southport Conservancy.


  • Banking and Capital Markets
  • Board of Directors
  • Executive Leadership
  • Financial Officers
  • Legal, Risk, and Compliance