David Martin

David Martin

‎Managing Director, Motion2 Consulting
Member Since: 2019

Member Bio

David Martin currently is managing director for Motion2 Consulting, a sports, entertainment and event marketing agency based in North Carolina. David and his business partner launched the agency in the spring of 2017 and currently have three established clients. David is returning to the steering committee after a two-year absence in which he cared for his wife and father. Prior to leaving the steering committee in 2014, David had been on the steering committee for ten consecutive years and in Frisco this past year, he celebrated his 15th Forum.

He is bringing more than 20+ years of sports-related sales and marketing experience, including over twelve specific to the motorsports industry. Currently, David works with Ben Rhodes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series serving as his sales agent and business consultant. Prior motorsports related experience included three years at Kentucky Speedway as the Director of Marketing and Sales from 2011 – 2013. Prior to joining Kentucky Speedway, David was based in Charlotte and worked for GMR Marketing. As a GMR account director, he led multiple NASCAR brand development programs consisting of mobile marketing, public relations, ROI, B2B partnership and hospitality/credential management elements for high-profile clients such as AAA, Cintas Corp., Charter Communications and SPEED Channel.

Prior to joining GMR, he built his solid sports industry track record ascending from sales and marketing associate to vice president of marketing and sales with the Fresno Grizzlies Class-AAA Baseball Club from 1997-2003; serving as the director of operations and assistant general manager of the Class-A Winston-Salem Warthogs Baseball Club from 1994-1997; and manager, ticket sales and administration of the Class-A Sarasota White Sox Baseball Club from 1992-1994.

He earned a master’s in sports administration from Kent State Univ., in 1991 and a bachelor’s in physical education from the Univ. of Tampa in 1990.

He is married to Corinne Holman-Martin and they currently reside in Charlotte, NC, with two dogs named Charlotte and London.