The American Red Cross, serving the Central and South Texas region proudly congratulates Dr. Daniel P. Martinez, Executive Director of the Greater San Antonio Chapter, for his well-deserved recognition in the San Antonio Business Journal's esteemed 40 Under 40 list.
This award recognizes individuals who are not only succeeding in their careers but also giving back to the community in a meaningful way.
"I am deeply humbled and honored to be recognized with the 40 Under 40 Award by the San Antonio Business Journal. This accolade underscores the importance of servant leadership and community dedication. It's a testament to the collective efforts in building a stronger San Antonio. As we invest in our community, we uplift others, and I am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the well-being of San Antonio, Texas, and beyond,” Martinez said.
His journey with the American Red Cross began in August 2022. In his pivotal role, he orchestrates comprehensive operations for the chapter serving nearly 3 million individuals, exercising exceptional leadership and fostering community engagement. His strategic vision has elevated the chapter’s visibility, expanded partnerships, and propelled impactful development initiatives, including a pilot program called “Ready Communities.”
Dr. Martinez has over 16 years of experience in executive leadership and apart from his professional roles, he shares his expertise as an adjunct professor, leveraging his multifaceted experiences in advancing business education.
Recognized for his exceptional contributions, Dr. Martinez received the honor of having a day officially named after him by the Mayor of Houston, underscoring his profound impact and leadership in the community.
He is an active member of various boards and committees, fostering economic development, community welfare, and educational initiatives. His volunteerism spans many impactful activities, showcasing a deep commitment to social causes and community upliftment.
Outside his professional endeavors, he enjoys traveling to National Parks, engaging in community service, CrossFit, hiking, camping, mountain biking, networking, and managing side businesses.
The Greater San Antonio Chapter office is located at 3642 E. Houston St. and serves Atascosa, Bexar, Comal, Dimmit, Frio, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Karnes, La Salle, Webb, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala counties.