Employee Highlight – Art Martinez
Art comes to us with a wealth of experience and passion. His background includes administrative positions at the US Capital, the VA Hospital at Kansas City, Army Civilian Personnel at Stuttgart Germany and the Trauma Center at Landstuhl Germany. His position at Landstuhl exposed him to the Wounded Warriors returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan and ignited his desire to give back. He was responsible for bringing in visiting distinguished surgeons to work on wounded service members and teach new techniques to the surgeons at Landstuhl. This program was responsible for saving service member’s lives and changed the life of the visiting surgeons. He also brings marketing experience with Sam’s Club that will help our Outreach Department.
In the past five years he attended Culinary School at Le Cordon Bleu and spent a lot of time catering for Lisa’s seminar, where he perfected his BBQ skills. During the year in Montgomery he also spent time volunteering with the Montgomery Humane Society.
He is married to Lisa who is active duty Air Force and they have traveled the world together. They have been stationed in Oklahoma, Illinois, Washing DC, Kansas, Germany, Miami, and Montgomery. They are avid cyclists and enjoy all outdoor sports. They have two dogs, Buddy and Sammy that keep them busy and entertained.