Sal Martinez

North Newstead Association

    Sal Martinez serves as the Executive Director of the North Newstead Association. Prior to serving as the Executive Director of the North Newstead Association, Sal received a Bachelor of Science in Urban Education from Harris-Stowe State College while serving as a liaison to many local social service and non-profit agencies. Mr. Martinez has held leadership positions with the Grand Rock Community Economic Development Corporation, the St. Louis Housing Authority–the agency’s youngest chairman ever, the Vashon/Jeff-Vander-Lou Initiative, Community Renewal and Development, Inc. (CRD), and the Minority Contractor Initiative (MCI). In his impressive years working to rebuild St. Louis’s many disinvested neighborhoods, Sal has successfully planned, lead, and implemented grants for revitalizing areas of St. Louis totaling over $60,000,000.