Dr. Joynicole Martinez is founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Alchemist Agency, a management and leadership development consulting firm focused on building the capacity of purpose driven organizations, corporations, and executives.
Dr. Martinez has 20 years of experience providing capacity-building services, including fund development, leadership and board training, strategic planning, and performance management and optimization.
As a community advancement and public health expert, Joynicole has developed initiatives that reach across disciplines to strengthen health and wellness. For example, the development of mixed-income, mixed-finance housing communities that address the social determinants of health, equity, and human rights. Joynicole was awarded the African Community Service Award for her work and contribution to the African diaspora abroad and in the United States.
Dr. Martinez earned a BA in Political Science from the College of Charleston, a MBA from the University of Phoenix, a DSc. In Clinical Counseling and a Health Science Doctorate (DHSc.) with a concentration in Leadership and Organizational Behavior from A.T. Still University. She is also a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB).
She sits on the Board of Directors for the Franklin Foundation for Innovation, Wisdom To Believe Foundation, is the U.S. Chair for Housing and Community Development for the ALL International Women’s Chamber, a Subject Matter Expert for the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, is a SheSource Expert in the areas of Business and the Economy, Health, and Social Justice, and is a contributor to the newspaper The Carolinian.