Peter Saldarriaga is a Managing Director at Ara and is involved with all aspects of the firm’s investment process. Peter has over fifteen years of experience in private equity and consulting.
Before joining Ara in 2022, Peter was a Principal on the private equity investment team at Bain Capital, where he spent over twelve years focused on buyouts and growth investments in the industrial, business services, and technology sectors. Peter also was the co-founder, CEO, and CFO of Belong Acquisition Corp, a $150 million SPAC focused on high-growth tech-enabled businesses, underpinned by a belief that diverse teams win. He began his career as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company in New York and India, serving clients in the industrial, private equity, technology, and media sectors.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science cum laude from Harvard College and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.