Executive Team

 Chadwick Martin
 
President

Chadwick has been in the automotive industry for over 15 years spending most of that time working closely with his father, the late Cornelius A. Martin, founder of the Martin Group.

A graduate of Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California, Chadwick received a Bachelor of Science with an emphasis in International Business. He then attended Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California where he earned his Juris Doctor with honors. Upon completion of law school, Chadwick returned to the Martin Group as Director of Business Affairs. In 2010, he was promoted to President of the Martin Group.

Chadwick Martin was featured in the March 19th, 2012 issue of Automotive News. The video interview is posted here. His business and professional accomplishments have also been highlighted in the business section of Park City Daily News, Bowling Green, KY business section and the Dayton Daily News, Dayton, OH. Mr. Martin was also interviewed for a special section "40 Under 40" in the July 2012 issue of Automotive News featuring high-achieving dealership professionals under the age of 40. He was also the cover story for the August 2012 issue of Dealer Magazine.

In addition to the automotive industry, Chadwick has experience working in other business fields such as contract law, criminal law, family law, and the entertainment industry. He has worked for Fortune 500 companies such as Comcast, and has been involved with community service for many years; NAACP, United Way, Teen Court and Habitat for Humanity.
  

David Alexander
Executive Vice President of Support Operations

David joined the Martin Group in April 29, 2002 as Vice President of Dealership Administration for the Saturn dealerships.  In 2006, he was promoted to his current position that also includes administrative responsibility for Co-Mar Aviation and the Motor Sports Division.  Licensed as a CPA in 1980, he was Chief Financial Officer for 17 years with the White Family Companies that included Chevrolet, Honda, Subaru, Jaguar, Porsche, Audi and Volkswagon dealerships.  Dave also serves as industry relations for the Martin Group.

 
Deric Massie
Vice President of Operations

Deric joined the Martin Group in March of 2012 as Sales Manager at Kia of Dayton. In October 2013 he was promoted to General Manager of Subaru of Dayton where he oversaw strong performance culminating in receiving our Founder's Award in 2014. In October 2015 he was promoted to his current position. He grew up in the car business and from an early age knew that he wanted to follow his father's footsteps. With over 20 years in the automotive industry, Deric is a valuable resource for the Martin Group.


  
Jeremy Snawder
Vice President of IT & Marketing

Jeremy joined the Martin Group in May 2001 as Production Coordinator for the in-house Marketing Department.  His extensive knowledge and understanding of IT, digital marketing, DMS systems, and networking led to various promotions cumulating in April 2011 when he began overseeing the in-house marketing team in his current position. With 15 plus years of experience at the Martin Group, he has been integral to major IT / telecom projects, digital marketing strategy, and dealership IT maintenance.
  
Jerry Starkey
Vice President of Special Projects

Jerry joined the Martin Group in September 1997 as Service Director of Martin Dodge Jeep Eagle and after only 2 months, was promoted to his current position.  Jerry came to the Martin team after working at the Oldsmobile Division of General Motors Service Operations for 30 years.  Prior to his position at Oldsmobile Division, he worked in dealership retail service departments in all areas including line technician.  Jerry brings vast dealership operations experience and is highly regarded in the automotive industry.
  

Kevin Brizendine
Vice President of Operations for Division II

Kevin joined the Martin Group in August of 2016 as VP of Operations for Division II.  He oversees the Bennettsville Honda, Bennettsville Ford, Hurricane Chevrolet, Audi Clarksburg & Volkswagen Clarksburg dealerships at Martin. He is a 20 year veteran of the automotive business having worked with both large and small groups along the East Coast and the Carolinas. His brand experience ranges from Chevrolet to Ford to Kia. Kevin's goal is to make a positive impact on the Martin Group family of dealership. He looks forward to serving the Martin Group with honesty and integrity.