Meet the Team

Fred Purches
Industry Specialist - Industrial Technology

Fred brings over 14 years of experience to Graham Partners portfolio companies. Fred previously served as an Advisory Council member for former Graham Partners portfolio company, Tidel, and currently serves on the Advisory Council for portfolio company, OptConnect. He is also the Head of Product at EnergyBot, a Dallas-based tech start-up.

Fred began his career at Brink’s, where he grew from the U.S. General Manager to the Global Vice President for Products and Technology Solutions. While there he was responsible for implementing new procedures that lead to a 20% annual growth and 30% improvement of operating margins, and later a 200%+ revenue increase from $97 million to $200 million. Fred then moved on to Vice President of Product Management at MoneyGram International and Head of Product at Solera, Inc.

Fred earned his B.S. in Marketing from Southern New Hampshire University, and his M.B.A. in Finance and International Business from the NYU Stern School of Business.