Our Team

When you put your trust in us you get everything we have to offer.  We work as a team on every transaction.  Our professional experiences are well rounded with deal making, running businesses, investing in entrepreneurs and offering strategic perspectives—they’re all part of our collective DNA.

Architect Partners helped Skyfire develop our liquidity strategy, communicate the company’s story, prioritize and manage interactions with prospective partners, and negotiate and structure a very complex M&A transaction.  They truly combined the responsiveness of a small firm with a full service approach, executed by the principals with greater skill than we see from bankers with much larger firms.

Larry Orr

General Parter at Trinity Ventures


“They are thoughtful, detail oriented, strategic, analytically driven, and relentless. The partners drive the overall engagement, and have an active, hands-on approach that in my experience is far from typical. And they’re good guys. I recommend them very highly.”

Mike Grossman

CEO at Zetta


View information on our partners below. Just click on a photo.


Eric F. Risley

Managing Partner

Steve Payne

M&A Partner