Partner, i2 Integrated Intelligence
As an expert in Business & Leadership Development, Organizational/Change Management, and Diversity & Inclusion, the business community relies on Pat Martinez expertise to bring about a transformation in how business is being performed.
At i2, Pat Martinez facilitates strategic planning with organizations to optimize resources and improve performance. She conducts company comprehensive evaluations to identify areas which need improvement for organizational success and provides leadership advisory services. Pat holds leadership training sessions on a broad range of topics which include effective management tools, Lean and Six Sigma principles, and developing workforce initiatives. Prior to joining i2, Pat worked as President and CEO of the National Hispanic Corporate Council (NHCC), a non‐profit organization established in 1985 focused on the professional advancement of Hispanics Corporate America among Fortune 1000 companies in Corporate America. She was the National Director of Development for the Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) which encompassed planning and delivering of fundraising strategies to corporations and foundations. Her role allowed her to work on a national level with Top Fortune 500 Corporations helping to develop programs that enhance their diverse workforce development strategies. Pat is currently writing a book on effective leadership in a virtual setting and another on how the market environment has forced a new ideology upon corporations, non-profits, and individuals. Both books will be published by the end of 2013. Education: Bachelor of Science in Political Science‐ Rutgers, The State University, Newark, New Jersey Paralegal Studies‐ Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey KSG‐Harvard Business School: Community Problem‐Solving Course Six Sigma‐Green Belt (pending certification) Current community and professional affiliations: Community Building Initiative – Board Member Charlotte Chamber of Commerce ‐ Member ELLA: Emerging Latina Leaders Advocacy ‐ Co‐Founder/Member ¡Escúchame! ‐ Member Latin American Chamber of Commerce of Charlotte NC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce PRIMER – National Board Member Women’s Inter‐Cultural Exchange – Board Member YMCA Achievers Program ‐ Steering Committee Member Former community and professional affiliations: American Business Women’s Association – Member American Red Cross, Greater Charlotte Chapter ‐ Board Member and Diversity Committee Chair Charlotte Chamber of Commerce – UC Chapter Chair, Educational Committee Member ELLA: Emerging Latina Leaders Advocacy ‐ Co‐Founder/Vice President Hispanic Business Women’s Alliance‐Puerto Rico – Member Junior Achievement ‐ Volunteer Latin American Chamber of Commerce Charlotte ‐ Member Mecklenburg County Collaborative/HR ‐ Board Member North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research (NCCPPR) ‐ Board Member UC Community Building Initiative – Board member /Steering Committee Member UC Partners – Board Member UPAC – Co‐Founder/President
Special Recognition: Recognized as one of 25 Distinguished Women in Business by MEA Magazine Inducted into Women’s History Hall of Fame at Levine Museum of the New South LASO‐Community Leader Award Who’s Who Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs Toaster Master International ‐ Leadership Award