Sandra Martinez is the Director of Strategy & Partnerships at Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc. (MHM) where she oversees the Strategy and Impact department which includes the functions of strategic planning and development, research, partnerships, and impact. In her role, Sandra provides strategic guidance and executive leadership in advancing MHM’s strategic plan which includes a focus on efforts to address systemic and root causes of health inequity. She also leads efforts to establish strategic partnerships to support cross sector collaboration and system level change along with building MHM’s capacity as a regional, statewide, and national partner, leader, and convener.

Sandra received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a graduate degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in Political Science. She has over twenty years of experience in various capacities within the nonprofit, community, and policy sector.