Mr. Martin is a Financial Advisor and founding member of The LHM Group at Morgan Stanley who serves private, business, and institutional clients to create and manage long-term, customized investment strategies to achieve defined financial objectives. Mr. Martin was previously Head of Business Development for a long/short hedge fund focused on investments in select major buy-out, venture capital, and private equity partnerships. Mr. Martin has years of experience raising capital for multiple ventures. He has also provided consultation to companies in growth industries including, but not limited to: health care finance, commercial real estate finance, green energy solutions, charter school education, virtual learning education, and consumer products. He has raised millions in support of higher education with skilled expertise in relationship cultivation and management. He worked in retail banking with Bank of America as well as mortgage banking with Wells Fargo and Countrywide. Prior to mortgage banking, he was Director of Strategic Relations for the West and Southeast regions for Mpower Communications which provided DSL and T1 telecommunications services to small and medium-sized businesses. He was instrumental in expanding network infrastructure and managing regulatory issues with utility commissions in multiple states. Mr. Martin was educated in Finance at California State University, Fullerton as well as an MBA concentration in Investments and General Management at the University of Notre Dame.