People: Glen Martel named CEO of Nevada Builders Alliance

Glen Martel

Glen Martel

Nevada Builders Alliance has announced Glen Martel as its new chief executive officer.

Martel’s extensive background in leadership, management, strategic planning, economic development and engineering for public and private entities and the U.S. military will lead Nevada Builders Alliance through the ever-changing landscape while continuing its mission to build a better Nevada.

Martel previously served as the city manager of Live Oak, Texas, where he was responsible for implementing council policy and direction.

Concurrently, Martel provided leadership as the executive director of the Economic Development Corp., focusing attention on long-term considerations, such as capital improvement projects, land use development, capital financing and strategic planning.

Additionally, Martel’s diverse professional experiences include large project development and planning for Nevada and regional home builders and engineering firms including residential/industrial master planned communities, land development, multi-use and infill projects, density transfers and more.

Martel also has a distinguished military career which garnered him the rank of brigadier general. His extensive service included the position of assistant adjutant general – air for the Nevada Air National Guard where he was responsible for developing and coordinating all policies, programs, and plans.

A University of Nevada, Reno graduate, Martel obtained a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering and a Master of Business Administration.

Additionally, he received a national security fellowship from Syracuse University in 2019. Martel currently holds professional engineering licenses in California and Nevada.


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