Senior Consulting Partner
In his role as Senior Consulting Partner for Partners In Leadership, Vince Martinez brings over 25 years of experience in facilitating, training, and business development as well as certification as a Master Trainer in Consultative Selling and Developmental Coaching. He has worked with companies around the world in a wide variety of industries, including the retail, education, IT, nonprofit, and publishing sectors.
Vince’s business pedigree includes working as a Director of Training and Sales Effectiveness for Cengage, Director of Training and Sales Systems for Thomson/Cengage Learning, Sales Director for Pearson Sales, and being one of the top sales representatives for Harcourt College Publishing. Having excelled in these roles, Vince is able to relate to individuals, leadership teams, and organizations in a practical and personal way.
Known as a powerful and engaging facilitator and consultant, Vince possesses an expert ability to motivate and empower people while producing value-added, lasting results. While working with Cengage Learning, Vince worked with senior leadership teams to develop and launch an industry-first customer care and training program that accounted for the retention of over $88 million dollars of at risk revenue during the first year. Vince also worked with a global HR, marketing and sales team on the rollout of a business-specific mentoring and career development track that was created and launched 2 months ahead of schedule and resulted in a 27% increase in employee retention. Other examples of his success include the launch of a corporate online university for 5,000+ employees and a virtual sales conference resulting in a $1.7 million dollar savings per year and over 19,000 attendee hours logged in a single week.
As a sought after speaker and facilitator, Vince has worked with international audiences in Malaysia, Australia, South America, Europe, and throughout the United States and Canada. Vince is known for his engaging approach, dynamic energy, and captivating style.
Vince earned his undergraduate degree from Berklee College of Music with a major in education. A former public school teacher, Vince also has graduate level coursework and teaching experience in all aspects of Organizational Development and Leadership.