Founder & CEO

Dr. Joynicole Martinez

 

A skilled strategist and specialist in nonprofit organizational development, Dr. Joynicole Martinez offers more than 20 years of experience serving as consultant and advisor to purpose-driven organizations, corporations, and executives. 

Dr. Martinez fervently believes the health of any population is established at the intersection of its housing, healthcare, and educational systems. This is the industrial nexus where Joynicole provides change and project management and capacity-building services.

Joynicole is an experienced grant writer and evaluator, fundraising strategist, board governance trainer, and human capital developer. Nonprofits have been awarded more than $40 Million dollars as a result of her grant writing.

Joynicole began her project and event management experience while providing management, design, public relations, artists & repertoire (A&R) services for a dozen artists and three Stellar Award nominated projects as an executive with the independent multimedia company, Masterpiece Christian Records. She transitioned into providing project management and fundraising support for political campaigns, finally adding policy and change management for health care, housing, and educational institutions.

Dr. Martinez’ experience includes application development for Federally Qualified Healthcare Center and Look Alike status, funding and policy development for Rural Healthcare Centers, succession planning and fund diversification for public housing authorities, educational institutions, and healthcare facilities.

Dr. Martinez earned a BA in Political Science from the College of Charleston, an MBA in International Business from the University of Phoenix, a DSc. In Clinical Counseling and a DHSc. in Health Science with a concentration in Leadership and Organizational Behavior from A.T. Still Osteopathic Medical University. She holds a certificate in Human Health and Global Environmental Change from Harvard University, and from the University of California at San Francisco Medical School: Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Clinical Problem Solving, and Clinical Neurology. Her training and education qualified her certification as a HIV/AIDS Case Management Supervisor, and she continues to work with the PLWHA Population.

Dr. Martinez sits on the Board of Directors for the Franklin Foundation for Innovation, the Wisdom To BELIEVE Foundation, and serves as the United States Chair for Housing and Development for the All Ladies League (India). Dr. Martinez is certified as an expert in the areas of Business and the Economy, Health, and Social Justice with Women's Media Center's SheSource. Joynicole is a Global Member of FemCity and is a featured contributor to The Carolinian Newspaper, She Owns It, Women on Business, and Walker’s Legacy.

Dr. Martinez is a member of various national and international organizations, including: Association of Nonprofit Specialists, National Association of Housing Redevelopment Officials; American Evaluation Association; American Society for Quality; Grant Managers Network; Organization of Women in International Trade.