Samira Salman is a globally sought after strategic advisor to family offices, CEOs, and founders. Currently she is the COO of Heathside Ventures, a single family investment office, and the founder and CEO of Salman Solutions, a trusted advisory firm. The firm offers proprietary end-to-end solutions for investors and/or management teams requiring expertise or augmented capabilities to grow their companies and portfolios. Ms. Salman has a $5.5 billion track record of structuring, funding, growing, and exiting global ventures, both private and institutional
Additionally, Samira speaks globally on investing, building and growing your company and brand, and topics related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. She was a professor at LSU Law School teaching a course she developed entitled Building Your Business and Your Brand. She is a former corporate tax attorney, was in-house counsel at Shell Oil Company, and was the vice-chair of the American Bar Association Energy and Environmental Taxes Committee.
Samira’s success results from the unique combination of legal, financial, due diligence, and transactional skills with proven capabilities to help companies achieve growth and profit. She believes in the power of connecting, collaborating, and building community with involved stakeholders, and founded a group entitled Collaboration Circle of like-minded individuals who connect to achieve common business and personal goals.
She grew up in the Middle East and Europe, graduated with honors from a boarding school in Switzerland, and has a BS (early graduation) and JD from Louisiana State University and an LL.M. in Taxation from the University of Houston.