Early childhood through grade 12

Hawthorne Valley Association

Martin has been at Hawthorne Valley for more than 30 years. He taught practical arts in the High School, served as Director of Facilities for 14 years, and managed several multi-million dollar construction projects. Since the early 2000s, Martin has served as Executive Director, balancing his time developing the synergies amongst the Association’s diverse enterprises and the more than 200 co-workers who carry those initiatives while cultivating collaborative relationships between Hawthorne Valley and other organizations in the Upper Hudson Valley/Berkshire region as well as like-minded initiatives nationally and globally. He is passionate about creating learning opportunities for young people to connect with their vocations, including through Place Corps gap-year program, which he cofounded. He is co-founder and storyteller for The Magical Puppet Tree Theater, a founding member of the Slow Money Alliance, and has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. Currently, Martin sits on the Advisory Board for Ethical Markets.