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Joe Rizzi

  • Instructor
  • Department of Finance
  • 312-362-8826
  • 1 E. Jackson Blvd.
    DePaul Center 5500
    Chicago, IL 60604

Academic Degrees

MS, Finance, Loyola University Chicago, 2011
MBA, Finance, Loyola University Chicago, 2011
BA, Economics, Indiana University Bloomington, 2005


Joe Rizzi is founder and managing partner of the investment and advisory firm Journey Capital Partners. At Journey Capital Partners, Rizzi leads with executive roles in emerging growth companies. He previously worked at Raymond James in the investment bank, covering mergers & acquisitions and debt and equity financing for fintech and emerging growth financial services firms. Prior to Raymond James, he held roles at BMO Capital Markets in structured finance and Liberty Mutual Insurance in large corporate underwriting. Rizzi is al​so chairman at Heartland Angels, Chicago’s longest-running angel investor group.