Holly Martinez

Holly Martinez

Interim Executive Director

Mrs. Martinez previously served as Director of Programs and Advocacy at the California State Parks Foundation, championing statewide solutions to create equitable access for children and families. She also served as the Director of CalEITC4Me, an extensive education and outreach campaign for information on the California Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and as Senior Director of Dewey Square Group’s Social Innovation and Philanthropy Practice, where she brought more than 15 years of public sector experience developing programs and policies to impact high-need populations.

Holly’s State service includes serving as Director of AmeriCorps at California Volunteers’ Office of the Governor, and as Chief of Staff to First Lady Maria Shriver, where she worked to create and implement a range of programs serving low-income families, to empower women, and address barriers of inclusion for people with special needs.

Holly is a Sacramento native and a graduate of California State University, Sacramento earning her BA in Communications and Public Relations.

Contact: Holly.Martinez@women.ca.gov