Salient

Get to Know Salient Get to Know Salient

The core of Salient's management team has worked together in a variety of capacities for nearly 20 years. We formalized our working relationships by banding together in 2003 to form Salient. As you can see in our biographies below, we are a diverse group of individuals with a broad array of skills who share a common set of values. Most importantly we are fueled by a collective mission to educate our clients and innovate investment solutions that help them meet their financial goals.

John A. Blaisdell
John Blaisdell

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Andrew B. Linbeck
Andrew Linbeck

Co-Founder & Managing Director

Lee Partridge, CFA
Lee Partridge

Chief Investment Officer & Managing Director

Ben Hunt
Ben Hunt

Chief Risk Officer

Gregory A. Reid, CIMA
Greg Reid

President, Salient MLP Complex

Dave Linton
David Linton

Head of Sales and Intermediary Services & Managing Director

Paul Bachtold
Paul Bachtold

Chief Compliance Officer

Kristen Bayazitoglu
Kristen Bayazitoglu

Vice President of Operations

Roz Davis
Roz Davis

Vice President of Human Resources

Cole Dawson
Cole Dawson

Managing Director

Heinrich Grobler
Heinrich Grobler

Chief Operating Officer - Wealth

Ajay Mehra
Ajay Mehra

Managing Director & Head of Equities

Micheal Mithoff
Michael Mithoff

Managing Director

John E. Price
John Price

Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director

Derek A. Schulz
Derek Schulz

Chief Technology Officer

Haag Sherman
Haag Sherman

Co-Founder

Stephen D. Strake
Steve Strake

Managing Director