About Eddy Ricci, CFP ® - Founder


Eddy Ricci has been noted as “understanding what motivates Gen Y sales teams.  He is on my radar and should be on yours” by international speaker and NY Times bestselling author, Erik Qualman.  

Eddy is the founder of The Growth Game, LLC which focuses on helping professionals think and act creatively about revenue generation and provides “leadership leverage” to lean business owners who need to focus on their highest best use.  He is also a co-founder of The Pontem Group, LLC, which helps businesses bridge talent with opportunity through active recruiting and consulting, with a niche focus on the financial sector.  

Eddy  is the author of the book,  The Growth Game: A Millennial’s Guide to Professional Development and is a contributing writer for Entrepreneur Magazine where he was a “most trending” writer.  He is the author and creator of “Miss Money Plan” a financial literacy book series for kids and the adults that read with them.

Eddy believes that many of the leadership, sales and business development programs that he has helped to build and implement for financial planning firms can be invaluable to other professionals in different industries.

Eddy holds his FINRA Series 7, 66, 9, and 10 licenses for investment and NYSE securities supervision.  Eddy also holds his Certified Financial Planner, CFP ® designation and has his Chartered Financial Consultant designation.  In the past, Eddy has worked with HBO, various publications and founded Big Hope Films, a non-profit film project for disabled young adults. He is a graduate of New York University and is a member of the NYU Young Alumni Leadership Circle. He resides in Lower Manhattan with his wife and two daughters. 

About The Growth Game, LLC

The Why

The Growth Game, LLC., is a professional development company that exists to empower executives, entrepreneurs and driven professionals to think and act creatively about revenue generation.  We focus on two core concepts: Connectivity and Creativity.

When people hear the term connectivity today, their minds go to technology.  When we talk about connectivity we mean human to human.  We help professionals connect better with their prospects, clients and colleagues, restoring the art of human connectivity in a sales process, recruiting process or team building.  

Creativity is bringing new thinking to a business’s growth strategy or a professional’s career advancement and colloborating on efficient action.  

The What

We consider revenue generation anything that helps a business or a professional enhance their income.  This could be through sales and distribution projects, recruiting the right talent, modernizing leadership development, head-turning marketing ideas and professional development coaching.  

The How

Every client relationship can look different.  We work with clients in customized consulting partnerships, study groups, speaking engagements, employee coaching and active talent searches.

Reach out to learn more.  

Below are a few companies and media outlets that Eddy has worked with, spoke to or has been published in.