Pat Riley

Managing Director


Pat is an experienced professional in the private equity industry, with a focus on investment sourcing and due diligence, transaction structuring and financing, and portfolio company management. He joined Akoya Capital in 2013 and has been actively involved in the firm’s investment activities since then.

Prior to joining Akoya, Pat worked at Torch Lake Capital Partners and Pfingsten.

Pat has a BS degree in Finance from the University of Illinois and was a recipient of the Evans Scholarship.

Portfolio Company Board Participation

  • Adherex
  • Beacon Manufacturing Group
  • CSS
  • Devansoy
  • Star Plastics

Outside of Work

Apart from his professional work, Pat is also involved in various philanthropic activities. He is a co-founder of the Evans Scholars Foundation Leadership Council, which supports the Western Golf Association in providing full tuition scholarships to deserving caddies, and a member of the Rush University Medical Center Associates Board. Pat lives in Elmhurst with his wife Taylor, son Jordan and daughter Kenzie.