HUNTSVILLE, AL (December 15, 2022) – MartinFederal Consulting, LLC announced today the hiring of Jim Page, President and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama in Tuscaloosa for the past decade, as Executive Vice President. Effective March 2023, the Huntsville native will lead the company’s government relations efforts, manage corporate and organizational partnerships, oversee corporate marketing and branding, and provide leadership for mergers, acquisitions, and integrations.
“Jim’s reputation as a leader and his connections both at the state and federal levels fit well with our growth initiatives and corporate needs. I’ve known Jim for a long time and am truly excited to see him continue his successful career by leading multiple efforts here at MartinFed. When you have the opportunity to get an exceptional player, you simply get them on the team,” said David Mathis, President and CEO of MartinFed.
Headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, MartinFed has more than 150 employees across nine states providing technical solutions in cyber, engineering, information technology, and training to multiple federal organizations including NASA, FBI, ATF, Department of Energy, and Department of Defense.
“Jim is a humble leader who tirelessly pursues excellence through his curiosity and drive. He will broaden the reach and increase the number of opportunities for the outstanding team members of MartinFed to solve complex problems for our country,” said Matthew Schmitz, MartinFed’s Chief Growth Officer.
Page has led the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama since January 2012 and has overseen tremendous organizational growth. Under his leadership, the chamber was nationally recognized as the 2021 Chamber of the Year by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. Prior to his tenure in Tuscaloosa, Page served nine years as Vice President for Public Policy and Business Development with the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce. He is a graduate of the University of North Alabama and serves as a member of its Board of Trustees.
“I have been blessed to enjoy 20 great years in the chamber industry and I am beyond proud of our extraordinary accomplishments here in Tuscaloosa over the past 11 years, but this is an amazing career opportunity for me to join a dynamic, fast-growing company. In addition to working with an incredibly talented team on critically important programs that provide for the safety and security of our nation, it also gives me a chance to scratch a longtime entrepreneurial itch. The icing on the cake is that this takes Sara, Elly, Emery, and I back home to Huntsville and much closer to our family,” said Page.