Julio R. Martinez

Julio R. Martinez, CPA, CFE is a senior manager at De La Hoz, Perez & Barbeito’s accounting and assurance services department.    Julio has spent more than fifteen years serving as a trusted business advisor to closely held businesses and not-for-profit organizations, having a broad base of experience in business and accounting consultation, attest services, and corporate taxation.   His employment with local, regional and international firms has given Julio much insight into professional services as well.   In addition to traditional services, Julio’s experience spans many industries including financial institutions, manufacturing, not-for-profit, retail, distributors, and professional services.  In addition, he has experience in reporting financial results to Finance Committees and Boards of Directors.
Julio received a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Barry University and has served as CFO at various financial institutions.    He currently serves on the board of the South Florida Banking Institute.    Julio lives with his wife Michelle and 3 daughters Nathalie, Briana and Isabella in Miami and enjoys its diverse culture and year round outdoor activities.  His commitment to Sebastian Strong stems from his close bond with Sebastian and the entire Ortiz family, and complete alignment with the foundations mission of targeting less toxic and more effective alternatives for combating childhood cancer.