We are delighted to welcome Dean Martinez, Chief Executive Officer of DRI, to the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Legal Foundation. DRI is the largest international membership organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation.
“I am pleased that Dean has joined our leadership team,” said H. Dan Fisk, Chairman and President of ALF. “His deep experience at the intersection of business, regulatory, and legal issues and the insights he has gained in corporate management will assist ALF in supporting our mission as a public interest law firm.”
Prior to joining DRI, Dean served as General Counsel (GC) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) for APICS/ASCM, the largest supply chain association in the world. He is an attorney who has spent nearly two decades leading wide-ranging association activities and high-visibility government initiatives. Dean held a number of positions over 11 years with APICS/ASCM. As GC and COO, he managed a $20 million annual budget and provided comprehensive support for membership, education, and certification.
He holds a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law and a B.A. from DePaul University.