Special Projects Manager
Angela Martinez joins 26Health from the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) where she served as Grants Administrator. Martinez, who began her career as a non-profit administrator at The Public Theatre/New York Shakespeare Festival, founded Caminos Management Services, in 2009, to offer comprehensive business development, management, and implementation services to non-profit organizations. As Principal of Caminos, she has specialized in leading non-profits, arts, and cultural organizations to innovative and sustainable business solutions. Her expertise includes board development, capacity building and program development in the visual and performing arts, broadcasting and presenting fields. Martinez brings a diverse professional background, entrepreneurial leadership, and a practical hands-on approach. She has worked with her client base to develop collaborations, partnerships, sponsorships, community outreach, funding initiatives, and professional development workshops.
Previously, she was Director of Operations for Brilliant Lecture Series in Houston, TX. In 2014-16 she produced and managed the largest number of performing arts events in the company’s history; including: “A Conversation with Bette Midler,” “A Conversation with Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein,” “Vienna Boys Choir,” “King Michael: A Glorious Tribute to the King of Pop,” and others. Martinez is a dedicated non-profit administrator with experience enhancing long-term sustainability for organizations in Boston, New York City, Washington DC, Asheville, Orlando, and Houston.
Martinez recently completed her training as a Spanish and English interpreter at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. As a medical interpreter, she provides impartial and culturally competent interpretation services to the Limited-English Proficient (LEP) population. Her goal is to help health providers establish a direct relationship with their non-English speaking patients through linguistically accurate and complete interpretation.