Barbara L. Martinez
Economic Development, Economic Justice, and Financial Coach in Chicago, Illinois
Barbara L. Martinez has more than a decade of experience in economic development, relationship building, and consultation services. Taking the knowledge she acquired during her years in the banking industry, she has harnessed that expertise to aid the economic development of low-income communities both in NYC and Chicago. In NYC she worked as a consultant for small business entrepreneurs assisting them with business planning, marketing strategies, and access to capital. Barbara currently manages Heartland Alliance's Asset Building programs. Barbara received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and her Master’s Degree in Public Relations from the University of Northern Iowa.
• Community Outreach/Leadership & Motivation
• Business Development/Financial Education
• Bilingual: English / Spanish Fluency