Kristin Martinez, Managing DirectorSound Point Ventures, LLC
...Kristin Martinez is the founder and Managing Director of Sound Point Ventures, LLC, a venture development and management company she started in 1998.
Through Sound Point she
created and manages Angels with Attitude
, the only active angel venture fund focused on sustainable cleantech investments.Kristin is a director of portfolio companies TraceDetect, Mobius Technologies, and MACH Energy.She recently served as the Vice President and CFO of portfolio company Advent Solar, Inc., an emerging manufacturer of high performance, cost effective photovoltaic products in Albuquerque, NM.Prior to establishing Sound Point Ventures, Kristin was one of the founding partners of New Vantage Partners, LLC, a registered investment advisor focused on private equity for individuals, family offices, and family foundations.Her major responsibilities at NVP included client services, investment review, and operations.She
co-produced two venture fairs each year for the Investors' Circle
, a national group of angel and institutional investors working to grow the sustainable venture capital industry.Kristin spent 10 years in the energy industry, most recently as Chief Operating Officer and Treasurer of Pepco Energy Services, Inc., an unregulated spinout from Potomac Electric Power Company (now Pepco Holdings, Inc.).She was a member of the founding management team from 1994-1996.From 1991-1994, she was Executive Director of a private, non-profit economic development corporation in central Vermont.She was a member of the Vermont Small Business Development Advisory Board and was appointed by Gov.
...Kristin has served as a director of the Northwest Area Foundation and Investors' Circle, as an Advisory Board member of the University of Washington chapter of Net Impact, and as a University of Washington MBA Program Mentor.She has a BS from Boston University and an MBA in Finance and Investments from the George Washington University.