Raffi Festekjian

Executive Chairman and Managing Partner

Raffi Festekjian is the Executive Chairman and Managing Partner of Empyrean Solutions and Nuarca LLC. His responsibilities include managing the strategic direction of these high growth Fintech companies and looking for acquisition and investment opportunities

Prior to his current endeavors Raffi Festekjian was the President and CEO of the Finance, Risk & Compliance Solutions group of Wolters Kluwer GRC Solutions. His responsibility included  the overall strategic direction of enterprise risk management, consumer compliance, financial crime, investment compliance and insurance lines of business.

Prior to joining Wolters Kluwer, Festekjian was a co-founder of PCi, which specialized in addressing fair lending, Community Reinvestment Act, Home Mortgage Disclosure Act and predatory lending requirements. Under his leadership, PCi became one of the largest providers of compliance solutions to the financial services industry.

Earlier, Festekjian was a consultant and investment banker. He has a background in product management and civil engineering.

Festekjian received a Master of Business Administration, with distinction, from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management.