Christina Martin Chief Operating Officer

Christina brings years of strategic management, government affairs, and communications experience to NVCA. In her position as Chief Operating Officer, she integrates and manages the day-to-day operations of the policy, research, communications, and membership teams.

Most recently, Martin was Senior Vice President for Global Communications and Public Affairs for the Internet Association. She served on the management teams of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) as Senior Managing Director for Global Strategic Communications and Senior Vice President for Public Affairs at CTIA – The Wireless Association. 

Martin has been actively engaged in sustainability issues including renewable energy, green chemicals, and plant-based products and packaging in her past positions as Executive Vice President of the Renewable Fuels Association and the Corn Refiners Association. As Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Green Seal, an environmental standards and certification non-profit, she was additionally credited with diversity efforts.

Martin also brings to NVCA extensive political experience having served at the White House, the Office of the Governor of Iowa, as well as multiple positions on Capitol Hill, including as spokesperson for Speaker of the House and Chief of Staff to a California Member of Congress. She is a veteran of three presidential campaigns and served as a Fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University. Martin graduated from the University of Kansas with a degree in economics. 

Fun Facts About Christina

  • Have passport, will travel. Visited all 50 states and over 45 countries…and counting
  • 100% American, 50% Cuban. Uniquely Kansan. Rock Chalk!
  • Happiest in a flower garden