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Jack Martin

NMAH Board Member; Chairman, Public Strategies, Inc.

Jack Martin is a leading business strategist, advising a wide range of Fortune 500 companies as well as many high-profile international firms. His reputation as a strategic innovator is derived from his success in personally managing some of the world’s most complex and important business transactions, as well as his knowledge of the dynamics of political change. He is the chairman of Public Strategies, Inc., a global business advisory firm that he founded in 1988. Before founding Public Strategies, Martin was active in Democratic Party politics, having reached a near-perfect record of wins as a political consultant in various U.S. Senate, gubernatorial, and congressional campaigns before deciding to quit at age 40 and focus his efforts on building Public Strategies. He worked for his long-time friend and mentor, U.S. Senator Lloyd Bentsen in various capacities for almost 20 years. Martin also serves on the Board of Visitors of the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, as well as the board of the LBJ Foundation, which supports public policy education at the University of Texas’s LBJ School of Public Affairs and the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Archives.