The Downtown Denver Partnership’s Senior Manager of Downtown Operations, Vincent Martinez, has a background in urban place management that spans both Colorado and Texas. Vince led Urban Main Street programs in Houston’s Market Square and San Antonio’s Southtown. He also served on the boards of the Texas Downtown Association and San Antonio’s Downtown Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone. Moving to Denver in 2006, Vince has had the opportunity to work with a number of communities throughout Colorado and has been an active participant with the International Downtown Association’s Top Issues Councils and Summit planning committees. In his current role, he oversees a budget of just over $3 million dedicated to clean and safe services along Denver’s 16thStreet Mall and throughout Downtown Denver. Vince is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, earned his Masters of Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Colorado Denver and has a BA in History from Texas State University.