Welcome Steven Martinez!

Welcome new Executive Director, Steven Martinez!

With almost ten years of non-profit experience, Martinez most recently held the role of Communications Director with the Community Action Association of Pennsylvania (CAAP). Here he led the organization in advocacy roles, communication strategy, special events, and administration.

“Our Board of Directors and Search Committee aimed to identify a candidate who would be visionary, inspiring, strategic, and mission focused,” said Jane Davis, president of the Board of Directors. “Steven possess not only those attributes, but also is a strong communicator and will be able to tell the story and share the passion of our organization. I commend the Search Committee for their tireless efforts in finding and securing the ideal candidate for this role.”

Martinez holds a Master of Business Administration, with an entrepreneurship concentration, from Loyola University Chicago, and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University. In addition, his skills include developing revenue models and financial analysis, managing community partners, and understanding the value of an effective outreach and marketing strategy.

“I am elated to accept this position,” shared Martinez. “The opportunity to lead an organization that aligns with my professional experience, and passion for the wellbeing of animals is exciting.”

Martinez is the proud adopter of three dogs, three cats, and six chickens. He resides in Harrisburg with his wife.

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