Wilkes Graham

RCG Ventures, LLC

President and CFO

Job Functions: Executive, Capital Markets, Capital Raising, Corporate Tax Accounting, Investor Relations, Research & Strategy


Mr. Graham joined RCG in January 2018 as its Chief Financial Officer and has served as its President since November 2021. In his role as President, Mr. Graham is responsible for running the day-to-day operations of the RCG Management Company, and in his role as CFO, he is responsible for implementing RCG’s corporate strategy, executing the firm’s growth capital strategy, and monitoring and forecasting the profitability of the operating and investment side of the business. Mr. Graham is a member of the Company’s Executive Team and its Board of Directors. Prior to joining RCG Ventures, Mr. Graham was CFO at Wheeler REIT (NASDAQ: WHLR). While at Wheeler, he oversaw corporate finance, accounting, investor relations and capital and financing strategies. During his time there, he led capital raising efforts, overhauled the company’s internal budgeting and forecasting processes, doubled cash flow via revenue enhancing and cost containment initiatives, and worked closely with the Board of Directors in crafting and executing a growth and financing strategy that maximized returns for the Company’s shareholders. Previously, Mr. Graham spent 16 years in the real estate financial services industry raising over $3 Billion of capital for and advising executives of publicly traded Real Estate Investment Trusts at Compass Point Research & Trading, LLC, FBR Capital Markets & Co., and Raymond James & Associates. B.S. Business Administration – University of North Carolina M.B.A. – University of North Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Loan Purchase, Opportunity Zone, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type