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Graham E. Michener

Financial Services

Role at RSR Partners

Graham leads the firm’s Financial Services Practice and is a senior member of the Financial Officers Practice. His focus is primarily on senior-level investment banking roles across all sectors and product areas, as well as CFOs for entities on an industry agnostic basis.

Experience and Expertise

He has been in executive search for over 13 years and has completed more than 200 searches. Recent projects have included a global chairman of M&A, investment banking group head, and other senior leaders and investment company board directors. He has also led searches for CFOs of public, private, and nonprofit entities. Before RSR Partners, Graham was an executive director in both the Financial Services Practice and the Financial Officers Practice at Russell Reynolds Associates in New York. Before he started his search career, he was in statistical research with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, a junior investment banker and private banker with J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., and an institutional equity salesperson with Lehman Brothers.

Outside RSR Partners

Graham graduated from Lafayette College and earned his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He and his wife live in Southport, Connecticut with their three children. In Southport, Graham is involved in several community organizations: chairman of the Southport Conservancy, secretary of the Board of Trustees for the Pequot Library, and former board member of the Trinity Parish Nursery School. He is also an Advisory Board member of LogicSource, a Bain Capital portfolio company, as well as chairman of a scholarship fund at the William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Beyond this, he enjoys golf, squash, tennis, walking his English Cream Golden Retriever, and, most importantly, spending time with his family.

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