Tripp Salem is an Associate at Founders Advisors with the primary responsibility of supporting principals in client service and execution of deals across the firm. His duties include conducting industry and company research, preparing financial analysis, and facilitating due diligence.
Tripp spent five years in Corporate Development at Surgical Care Affiliates, where he served in a variety of positions supporting and/or leading buy-side merger and acquisition transactions in the healthcare space. He then joined Proxys Rx, a local healthcare startup, as its Senior Vice President of Finance. Tripp served in this capacity for a year, overseeing the Company’s finances and its aggressive growth, before returning to business school to receive his M.B.A. Most recently, Tripp served as an Associate within SunTrust Robinson Humphrey’s Healthcare investment banking team, where he managed a team of analysts in support of the firm’s strategic advisory services.
Tripp received his B.S. in Business Administration from Birmingham-Southern College and his M.B.A. from Vanderbilt University’s Owen Graduate School of Management, where he was a Dean’s Scholar. Natives to Birmingham, Tripp, his wife, Lindsey, and their two sons, enjoy spending time with friends and family, taking family trips, and attending their local church.