Katrina L. Salazar
Chief Financial Officer
Katrina Salazar is Chief Financial Officer for ALZA Strategies.
ALZA Strategies offers high quality services in public affairs, grassroots outreach, media relations and crisis communications. ALZA also offers specific attention to outreach into California’s growing Latino market.
Salazar provides customized financial, reporting, management and strategic consulting services to ALZA Strategies and its clients. She brings to the organization more than 20 years of business and financial expertise.
She is a licensed California Certified Public Accountant as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the California Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Governor Jerry Brown appointed Salazar to the California State Board of Accountancy in 2012, where she is currently the Secretary/Treasurer.
Previously, Salazar was a senior audit manager with the Reznick Group (now CohnReznick), where she gained experience in audit, tax and finance for a variety of public and private industry, including commercial and residential real estate, non-profit organizations, health care networks, publishing (print, audio and video), construction, employee benefits plans, food processors and distributors, and the hospitality industry.
Salazar has also held numerous leadership roles with non-profits, including currently serving as President of the National Latina Business Women Association –Sacramento; Executive Director of the world’s 20th largest Rotary Club; CFO for one of the largest Red Cross Chapters in the United States; President of the Rotary Club of Sacramento Foundation; and Treasurer of the Sacramento YWCA.
Salazar has been recognized for her professional expertise by the Sacramento Business Journal as a “Woman Who Means Business” in 2013; has been featured at the Latina Style Magazine Business Series Conference; and has appeared on shows such as Sacramento & Company, News10 Live News and webcasts.
Salazar has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Redlands; studied economics at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland; earned her MBA at Drexel University-Sacramento, and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant.
Phone: (916) 230-9991