Ritesh Patel was born and raised in the suburbs of Toronto Canada. Ritesh graduated from the University of Waterloo with Honors in Computer Science, Bachelors in Mathematics and a minor in Economics. Upon graduation, Ritesh moved to Manhattan where he worked for various prestigious investment banks, hedge funds, and financial services organizations. Over the years, Ritesh has built a professional reputation of being a hands-on leader who can deliver technology solutions to business problems.
After two children and nearly two decades in Manhattan, Ritesh and his family moved closer to family in Tucson, AZ. Ritesh sought to make new personal and professional connections, while helping to support Tucson’s vibrant and diverse nonprofit community. In 2019, Ritesh participated as a Fast Pitch coach, and became a partner.
Ritesh served on the SVP Board of Directors, as Treasurer from 2020-2021.