Deep Roots, Bright Future.
Building community and fostering economic vitality since 2001.
Downtown Martinez & Co. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to the economic growth and vitality of Downtown Martinez. Our program is designed to engage businesses and community leaders to enhance the vitality of our downtown through economic development, collaborative relationships, business support, advocacy, promotion and events. We strive to create a bright future while celebrating the history, culture, and deep roots of Martinez.
As a Main Street America™ Accredited program Martinez is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street America™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by Main Street America.
We maintain a strong, viable, and broad-based organization that embraces National Main Street’s Four Point Approach to Downtown Revitalization (Organization, Promotion, Design and Economic Vitality).
We work towards keeping the downtown Martinez a safe, clean, and friendly district with diverse, prosperous businesses contributing to a vibrant small-town atmosphere while providing goods, services, and cultural environment that satisfy the interests and needs of residents and visitors.
Although Downtown Martinez & Co. is best known for the variety of community events that we produce, we also offer support, advocacy, and education to our downtown businesses.
Downtown Martinez & Co. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.
Downtown Martinez & Co. is nonpolitical and is not aligned with any political party, creed, organization, or movement.
External evidence, such as negative publicity or social media, that reveals such discrimination, hate speech, disrespectful or bullying behavior or a political agenda as determined by Downtown Martinez & Co. in its sole discretion, may be taken into consideration. Downtown Martinez & Co. reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason at any time.
It is the responsibility of the board of directors and organization management to
ensure effective implementation of these policies.
President, Owner of Pakmail Center Martinez
Past President, Martinez Museum
Treasurer, Member at Large
Martinez Refining Company
Taco Daddy’s & Papi’s
Gilded Frond Clay + Textiles
Schroder Insurance Services
Cooperative Center Federal Credit Union
Breaking Ground Real Estate