LOS ANGELES, CA — Riordan, Lewis & Haden | Equity Partners (RLH), a leading middle market private equity firm, is pleased to announce the recent hiring of Will Pacheco as an Associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Will to RLH,” said J. Christopher Lewis, Managing Partner at RLH. “We look forward to his assistance in helping us source new investment opportunities and accelerate growth in our portfolio companies.”

Prior to joining the RLH team, Will served as an Analyst in the Investment Banking group of RBC Capital Markets in San Francisco, where he focused on transactions in the SaaS software and internet sectors.  Mr. Pacheco earned a Bachelor of Science in Business degree from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.  While studying at the University of Minnesota, Will co-founded an IT consulting firm employing fellow University of Minnesota students to create websites for local businesses.