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Richard Waterfield

Richard Waterfield

Richard Waterfield is an investment management expert and successful entrepreneur who brings expertise in running and growing successful global organizations with deep experience in the financial services industry. 

Waterfield serves as Co-Chairman of the Board of Waterfield Group, and Chief Executive Officer of Waterfield Enterprises. Waterfield is a global private equity, investment banking, securities, and investment management organization. Waterfield’s 3,000+ employees have managed transactions totaling in excess of $200 billion in over 50 countries around the world.

Business Highlights

  • Waterfield also serves as Co-Chairman of Waterfield Asset Management, Waterfield Technologies, Waterfield Energy, and Waterfield Financial Services.
  • One of Wall Street’s youngest hedge fund managers.
  • Waterfield serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of YPO’s Pacific Region, Director of YPO Gold Orange County, and is a Former Chairman of the Board of YPO Orange County.
  • Waterfield has been a guest speaker at Columbia Business School, The National Family Business Council, USC Marshall School of Business, Culver Military Academy, and Young President’s Organization (YPO).
  • Member of Mensa.


Born in a small town in Indiana, Mr. Waterfield has lived in the Midwest, England, New York, and Los Angeles. In his free time, he enjoys golf, soccer, hunting, and fishing. Mr. Waterfield is a Black Belt in karate, currently training under Master Steve Ross, a member of the American National Karate Hall of Fame. He is particularly proud of his loving wife, a California native, and his growing family. The Waterfield’s spend their winters in Los Angeles, and their summers on a farm in Indiana.