Pat Riley Promoted to Managing Director

“I’m extremely pleased to announce the well-deserved promotion of Pat Riley to Managing Director”, announced Max DeZara, Founding Partner of Akoya.  Since joining the firm in 2013 as a Senior Associate, Pat has been instrumental in Akoya’s growth and evolution, taking on significantly greater responsibilities every step of the way. Pat has been a critical component of our success in a challenging and unique deal environment, leading and closing eight transactions in the last two years and serving as an active board member of four Akoya portfolio companies.  Pat is a key member of Akoya’s leadership team, adding strategic focus and guidance as we continue to grow the firm, while supporting our Sector Leaders, investors, and portfolio companies as a trusted advisor and friend.

Pat is a member of the Evans Scholars Foundation Leadership Council and resides in Elmhurst with his wife Taylor and son Jordan.