Pat Martinez is a prolific community leader, author, and an advocate for social capital building. She has over 25 years of expertise in Leadership, Business Development, Organizational Transformation, & Non-Profit Management.
She is the founder and owner of the management consulting firm that was established in 2013 as Leadership in the Clouds™. The firm consist of a group of consultants who are seasoned subject matter experts and was created to provide privately-owned companies, non-profits, agencies and corporate groups with customized leadership training to enhance their sustainable revenue growth. For individuals, they offer workshops and webinars that provide tools to develop leadership skills that serve to improve personal and professional development.
She’s the author of “Success in Mind", 8 ways to effectively manage, and develop a competitive edge. Her book supports her belief in mindful leadership and that each individual needs to know their purpose as well as have a strategic plan in life.
Engaged in local and national directorships, affiliations, advisory roles, and she serves on NC Governor’s Commission on Inclusion. Inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame at the Levine Museum of the New South; recognized by Pride Magazine for creating “Diversity in the Clouds,” named one of the “25 Distinguished Women in Business” by MEA Magazine and designated “Businesswoman of the Year” by La Noticia and from Diamante and HMAC, recognized for her Advocacy and by SHEN at Shell Oil Corp., recognized for Bridging the Gap. BMW and MADE Magazine awarded her the “Paying it 4Ward” award for her high impact in the community. Likewise, received leadership recognition from Toastmasters and student organizations.
She’s a recurring mentor at Stanford University’s business scaling up program, entitled Latino Business Action Network or LBAN. Where she has mentor business owners with over $10MM in revenue.
Pat holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Political Science from Rutgers University, has professional training in Paralegal Studies, Professional Behavioral & Motivators Analyst, and Community Problem-Solving Skills for Civic Leadership. She's a certified trainer and coach - Bridges Out of Poverty Process, Professional Life Coach, CBT Cognitive Behavior Life Coach, and Stress Management Life Coaching. Pat is also pursuing her Master of Science in Management and Leadership.
Her team of consultants are experts across several industries. Collectively, they hold over 50 years of combined experience in leadership, business, human capital development and performance management that impacts economic growth. Her support team consist of individuals that provide the administrative and project management support for the firm.