Mr. Zaldivar joined Palladium Equity Partners in 2004 and serves as a Managing Director for the private equity firm that focuses on making buyout equity investments in lower-middle market companies. Mr. Zaldivar was previously vice president of corporate development and strategic investments at Univision. Prior to that, he worked for Lehman Brothers in the mergers and acquisitions group and for Accenture’s strategic services consulting practice as a senior consultant.
Mr. Zaldivar currently serves on the Board of Directors of Palladium portfolio companies: Hy Cite, Daniel’s Jewelers, Raben Tire and Auto Service, Canella Response Television, and Dolex Money Transfer. He also served on the Board of Directors of Palladium portfolio companies Taco Bueno, Castro Cheese, Wise Foods, ABRA Auto Body and Glass, and Teasdale Foods. Mr. Zaldivar earned a B.S. in Finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.