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    Mr. Martinez is a social entrepreneur, a change maker and visionary with 30 years of experience in evolving non-profit organizations and communities for greater representation and opportunity. Currently, Mr. Martinez is the President/CEO of the Latino Community Foundation of Colorado (LCFC), a position he has held since January of 2014. He directs the LCFC’s efforts to expand philanthropy by Latinos, advance the foundation’s vision of building the civic power of Latinos in Colorado and oversees the foundation’s work in building a vibrant narrative for the Latino community of Colorado. Throughout his tenure of community catalyzing work, Mr. Martinez has held various executive positions and led the transformation of several non-profit organizations in Colorado, California and Massachusetts. In additional, he has also worked in philanthropy at the executive level and is creative in developing philanthropic engagement opportunities for individuals, foundations and corporations that translate into strategic investments in community for wide-reaching impact. He is an advocate of leadership programs and has been instrumental in the development and teaching of several non-profit local and national programs as well as been an adjunct professor on management/leadership courses. Mr. Martinez has served on numerous, local, state and national boards, commissions, and appointments. He currently is the President of the Denver Public Library Commission, and a Board member of the Colorado Health Foundation, the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, the Grantmakers Concerned for Immigrant and Refugees and the Latino Cultural and Arts Center.