President & CEO
Charles Town, WV
Marten is the founder of Partner Community Capital (PCAP) and is responsible for developing, implementing and overseeing all business strategies, operational and capital fundraising, and fund operations.
In addition to his PCAP responsibilities, he is a leader in Appalachian community development efforts and active in the CDFI (Community Development Financial Institution) ecosystem.
Marten serves on the Boards of Appalachian Community Capital and the CDFI Coalition; he is a member of the Advisory Boards of Appalachian Fund for Growth and MVB Community Development Partnership, Inc.
Previously, he was a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the Philippines and a research assistant for the World Bank in the Environmental Policy and Research Division.
He earned a Master’s in Environmental Management from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and holds a B.A. in Economic and Administrative Science from Colby College.