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Jonathan Saltzman

Managing Director

Jonathan is a Managing Director and co-founder of Torque Capital Group. At Torque, Jonathan takes a central role in the sourcing, structuring and financing of investments and the management of portfolio companies. Before co-founding Torque, Jonathan was a senior investment professional at The Cypress Group, a New York-based private equity firm. Prior to The Cypress Group, Jonathan sourced and led transactions at BG Strategic Advisors, a boutique investment bank focused on the supply chain sector, leveraging the supply chain and operations experience he developed while working as Corporate Finance Manager for the Amsterdam-based transportation, logistics and shipping multinational TNT N.V.

Before TNT, Jonathan worked in the Financial Institutions Group in Salomon Brothers’ investment bank, where he advised on a broad array of capital markets and M&A transactions for banks, specialty lenders, asset managers and insurers. Jonathan began his career as a public auditor in Ernst & Young’s Financial Services Group.

Jonathan is a Director of J-Pac Medical (medical outsourced manufacturing), Brake Parts Inc. (automotive parts manufacturing), and Remy Power Products (automotive parts manufacturing), and was a Director of Triax Turbine Components (turbine parts manufacturer), Cypress portfolio companies Republic National Cabinet Corporation (manufacturer of building products) and Stone Canyon Entertainment Corporation (mobile amusement operator).

Jonathan is a CPA and holds an MBA from The Anderson School at U.C.L.A. and a BBA with highest distinction from Emory University. He is active in the Turnaround Management Association, the Association for Corporate Growth and the New York Private Equity Network, as well as charitable organizations including New York Cares and Cents Ability. Jonathan spent several years living in the Netherlands and Spain and now resides in New York City with his wife and three children. He is an avid tennis player, mountain biker and traveler.