General Managing Director for GreenHills Ventures, LLC
Mr. Martinez is the General Managing Director of 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 activities, strategic partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions with a primary focus on the sectors in which the firm makes its investments. Prior to joining GreenHills Ventures, Mr. Martinez was a private investor who participated in the successful acquisition of sixdegrees.com by YouthStream Media Network (OTCBB: YSTM) for $125 million and E@wonders, Inc. by BuyItNow for $150 million.
Mr. Martinez is also a financial consultant and advisor to various multi-family offices and corporate investment firms. Mr. Martinez brings a 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, and [similar roles? at] American Express Corporation, Coastal Oil, Inc. Inlumen, Inc., Dial Corporation, Seagram’s Beverage Corporation, Olsten Financial Services, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (Coopers & Lybrand, LLP). In 1994, Mr. Martinez was appointed by the Governor of Georgia, Zell Miller, as a member of “Operation Legacy” to work with Fortune 1000 companies in preparation for the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games.
Mr. Martinez holds a M.B.A in Finance and a B.A. in Accounting from St. John’s University, and post master’s degree in Executive Management Program in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance from the Harvard Business School. Mr. Martinez was formerly a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Martinez also serves on the advisory and investment committees of GH Fund I, GH Fund II, GH Wealth Management Holding, and GH Angel Capital Group, and serves as an independent outside advisor to the AngelPool Advisory Board (www.angelpool.org), AdmieMobile, True Share Vault, Cloudnician, N2-GS, Inc., Soshio, Inc., the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce (www.spainusstartup.com/adviso