General Managing Director for GreenHills Ventures, LLC
Mr. Martinez is General Managing Director for GreenHills Ventures, LLC, a private investment holding company managing several investment arms headquartered in New York City and Luxembourg.
Mr. Martinez manages the firm’s investment activities, portfolio management, strategic partnerships, mergers and acquisitions with primary focus on the sectors the firm makes its investments. Prior to GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Martinez was a private investor and member of an investor group which invested and participated in the successful acquisition of sixdegrees.com to YouthStream Media Network (OTCBB: YSTM), a public company for $125 million, and followed by the successful acquisition of E@wonders, Inc. to BuyItNow for $150 million.
Mr. Martinez is an active private investor and financial consultant and advisor to multi-family offices and corporate investment firms. Mr. Martinez brings wealth of over 30 years prior senior level corporate financial management and mergers and acquisition experience as Managing Director for Mergers & Acquisition at Citibank, NA, American Express Corporation, Coastal Oil, Inc. Inlumen, Inc., Dial Corporation, Seagram’s Beverage Corporation, Olsten Financial Services, Coopers & Lybrand, LLP. In 1994, Mr. Martinez was appointed by Governor of Georgia, Zell Miller, as a member of Operation Legacy to work with Fortune 1000 companies in preparation for the 1996 Centennial Olympics Games.
Mr. Martinez holds a M.B.A in Finance and a B.A. in Accounting from St. John’s University and Harvard Business School Executive Management Program in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance. Mr. Martinez was a Certified Public Accountant (Inactive) at Coopers & Lybrand, LLP (Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP). Mr. Martinez is an active private investor and financial advisor serving on the advisory committees and board of GHV Angel Capital Group, AngelPool, Admiemobile, True Share Vault, Cloudnician, N2-GS, Inc. Mr. Martinez is fluent in Spanish and conversant in Italian and Hebrew and lives with his wife and son in New York City.