Riley Bechtel Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Professionals
  • 1


  • Investments
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 1


Riley Bechtel General Information


Mr. Riley Bechtel serves as Board Member at Fremont Group. Mr. Bechtel serves as Non-executive director at Oak Meadow Foundation. Mr. Bechtel served as the Board Member and Chairman at Bechtel. He also served on a Board of Directors at Theranos. He joined Bechtel in 1966. After Bechtel, he joined the law firm of Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges, where he worked on matters for Bechtel and other clients. Rejoining Bechtel in 1981, he became contract coordinator and then piping superintendent at the Belle River Power Plant in Michigan. Two years later, he served as area superintendent at the Badak LNG Plant in Indonesia, with full responsibility for all construction activity in one of the two process areas of the plant. In 1984, he worked as general field superintendent on the New Zealand Gas-to-Gasoline project, and in early 1985 he moved to London where he served as a business development representative, pursuing projects in the Middle East, Northern Ireland, and Africa. He became assistant manager of operations for the London Division in late 1985 and division technical manager in early 1986. Later that year, he was named managing director of Bechtel Limited. He was named a director of Bechtel Group, Inc. in August 1987 and executive vice president three months later. In March 1989, he was elected president and chief operating officer of Bechtel Group, Inc. He became president and chief executive officer in June 1990 and chairman and chief executive officer in January 1996. Mr. Bechtel received a combined JD/MBA degree from Stanford University's School of Law and Graduate School of Business. He is also an Angel Investor.

Business Details

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States

Riley Bechtel Investments (1)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Theranos 04-Feb-2014 00000 00000 00000 Medical Supplies Bankruptcy: Liquidation

Riley Bechtel Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Theranos 05-Sep-2018 0000000000: 000000

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Riley Bechtel Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Riley Bechtel JD Angel Investor 0 San Francisco, CA

Riley Bechtel FAQs

  • Who is Riley Bechtel?

    Riley Bechtel is an angel Investor who has made 1 investment.

  • What kind of investor is Riley Bechtel?

    Riley Bechtel is an angel investor.

  • What does Riley Bechtel do?

    As an angel investor, Riley Bechtel invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Riley Bechtel invested in?

    Riley Bechtel has invested in Theranos within the Medical Supplies industry.

  • What has Riley Bechtel invested in recently?

    Riley Bechtel's latest investment was on 04-Feb-2014 in Theranos, a company within the Medical Supplies industry.

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