David Salazar

Managing Principal

Managing Principal

The Salazar Group is a mergers and acquisitions firm serving business owners ready to sell at the optimum price. As a licensed business broker, Managing Principal David Salazar represents a broad range of sellers with revenues of $5M+ in information technology, healthcare, manufacturing, B2B services, and more.

Based in Orange County, David Salazar brings to Southern California business owners a unique blend of expertise and experience. His professional background captures a “both sides of the table” perspective — 30 years of executive operations plus 15 years of brokerage experience.

As a C-suite executive – start-ups to Fortune 100 companies, including Baxter Healthcare, P&G and Oracle for 30+ years — David understands the rigors and challenges of creating a successful business. An example – as former president/CEO of a medical products company, he built a 50,000 SF manufacturing facility. When General Manager of a major software company, David achieved dramatic revenue growth, generating more than $25M in sales in just three years. As an award-winning broker – including years with CBRE — he has negotiated and more than $1B in closed transactions.

Given David’s track record for building successful businesses, he appreciates the challenges and opportunities a business owner faces to shape a thriving business. He knows from experience that business owners have one opportunity to realize the worth created from years of work, so he focuses on optimizing business value.

Most importantly, David brings to the table an unwavering work ethic based on the Three Cs:

  • Confidentiality
  • Competence
  • Character