Corey L. Martin is a visionary leader, entrepreneur, business developer, strategic alliance builder, and expert government contract manager whose passion is generating cutting-edge risk management and data security solutions for his many Department of Defense (DoD), private industry, and government agency clients. He brings over two decades of experience in the compliance, information assurance, intelligence, and technology communities to every project.
In 2006, Mr. Martin became Founder, President & CEO of MartinFederal Consulting, LLC., an Advanced Technologies, Intelligence, Cyber Security and Mission Services provider to numerous Federal Civil Agencies and the DoD. An integral component of Mr. Martin’s success stems from his belief in fostering an environment where people can achieve and surpass their objectives. With strong intuition and an empathic nature, Mr. Martin understands both client and employee frustrations. He listens carefully to get to the heart of an issue and to turn around timely and effective solutions.
Before founding MartinFederal, Mr. Martin served as Assistant Corporate Privacy Officer and Corporate Enterprise Risk Management Manager for Colonial BancGroup Inc., a $26B financial holding company. Among his many achievements were establishing the company’s Risk Management department, creating its first Privacy and Data Protection program, rewriting enterprise privacy and data protection policies, and mitigating the potential shutdown of business operations.
Prior to Colonial, he served as Information Assurance (IA) and Information Security Program Manager for Preferred Systems Solutions Inc. (PSS) and as Senior Manager of IA and INFOSEC for two minority 8(a) DoD and federal organizations. Over this time he built a tiered corporate IA and Security Training & Awareness program, launched a secure logistics system across classified and unclassified networks, spearheaded global Certification & Accreditation of one of the world’s most robust missile defense systems, and managed several other successful, high-visibility DoD projects.
Mr. Martin is a former military officer and combat veteran who served for 14 years as a senior intelligence specialist in the US Navy and later the Navy Reserve.
Mr. Martin holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Information Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems. He has numerous graduate level Management Certifications and is Six Sigma Green Belt Certified.
Mr. Martin’s hobbies are hunting and walking the tree lines on his family’s farm, fishing and entertaining at tailgates at Auburn University college football games. He remains very active in his hometown community and childhood church organization, Ozias Baptist Church.