Kristina Martinez

KRIS MARTINEZ Executive Vice President/Creative Director

Kristina Martinez is Executive Vice President, Creative Director, and a principal owner of the firm. With more than 30 years at BD&E, her work has made significant contributions to the success of the firm in the areas of branding, design, marketing, business development and client relations.

Kristina has directed comprehensive strategic and tactical creative for both public and private companies. From middle-market to Fortune 200, her experience encompasses  financial services, consumer goods and large corporate B2B entities. Kristina has been integral to BD&E’s expansive work in higher education, with knowledge and experience in all aspects of higher education marketing, recruitment and institutional advancement.

Her work has been published in Communication Arts magazine, Graphic Design U.S.A. and PRINT magazine. She has received multiple awards, which include gold awards in the Collegiate Advertising Awards; gold, silver and bronze awards in the Higher Education Marketing Report’s Digital Marketing and Educational Advertising Awards; Women in Communications; IABC Golden Triangle; Mead Top 60; and gold and silver awards in the International ARC Awards.

Her board service has included trustee positions for The Chambers of Commerce Service Corporation (CCSC) and the Neurofibromatosis Clinics Association (NFCA).