Originally born in El Salvador, Rafael Martinez has called Houston home since 1997. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master of Science in Finance from the University of Houston to start his career as an entrepreneur, trader, and investor.
Rafa has successfully established himself in the natural gas industry, where he is a partner at a global commodity trading firm. His professional experience includes owning and investing in various companies and innovative startups.
Before Rafa ventured into the world of racing, he had always been a huge fan and avid supercar collector. As a true enthusiast, he enjoys the thrill of driving the beasts in his own auto fleet – which includes a Ferrari SF90, McLaren P1 and Senna, Ford GT, and others.
In April of 2021, Rafa took his McLaren 600LT to the track and is making plans to race in Porsche Club of America (PCA) and GT4 competitions in the near future.
When it’s time to step on the brakes, Rafa enjoys sharing his life and love of racing with his wife and two children.