Richard Martinez

Dr. Richard Martinez

Chair of Undergraduate Business Programs

Phone: (903) 233-3612
Email: RichardMartinez@letu.edu
Office: LH109

Dr. Rick Martinez began at LeTourneau University in the Summer of 2015. He brings a wealth of experience in teaching, research, and administration in Christ-centered higher education. Dr. Martinez is especially passionate about exploring and understanding faith in the marketplace, as well as the integration of Christian worldview across all disciplines and professions.

Dr. Martinez has been married to Peggy since 1988, and their three children are a constant blessing in progress. Prior to entering college, Dr. Martinez worked in nuclear engineering in the U.S. Navy, and hails from Phoenix, Arizona and northern California.



  • Ph.D., Strategic Management - Texas A&M University
  • MBA - Baylor University
  • B.S., Political Science - Arizona State University


Previous Experience

  Baylor University
  Cedarville University
  Charleston Southern University
  Houston Baptist University



Dr. Martinez has published in numerous journals, including

  • Journal of Management
  • Business Horizons
  • Journal of Managerial Issues
  • Small Business Economics
  • Journal of Biblical Integration in Business
  • Christian Scholars Review
  • Christian Business Academy Review


Professional Affiliations

  • Christian Business Faculty Association
  • Academy of Management