Our Team


Charlie Martin
Founder & Chairman

Charlie Martin is the Chairman and Founder of Martin Ventures. Charlie joined Martin Ventures full-time in 2013 when Vanguard Health Systems, a hospital chain company he founded in 1997, was sold to Tenet Healthcare. Martin served as Vanguard’s Chairman and CEO for sixteen years. Under his leadership, the hospital chain grew to 28 hospitals with $6.5 billion in revenue. In 2013, Vanguard was acquired by Tenet Healthcare for $4.3 billion.

Prior to Vanguard, Charlie served as founder, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of OrNda HealthCorp. Under his leadership, OrNda grew from revenue of $450 million to $3 billion in four years and became the nation’s third largest investor-owned hospital management company. His career includes serving as President, Director and Chief Operating Officer of HealthTrust Inc., as well as, Executive Vice President and Director of Hospital Corporation of America, and Chief Operating Officer and Director of General Care Corp. He has also served on numerous Boards of Directors including University of Pennsylvania, Penn Law, RAND Corporation, and RAND Health, one of the largest independent health research groups in the world.



Phil Roe is the Chief Executive Officer of Martin Ventures.  In this leadership capacity, Phil leads the investment committee and provides day-to-day oversight for all portfolio activity.  Phil joined Martin Ventures in June 2015 after having served as Vice President of Finance for Tenet Healthcare for approximately 18 months post its acquisition of Vanguard Health System in October 2013.

Prior to his stint at Tenet, where his primary responsibility was for the Health Plans, Phil served in a number of leadership roles at Vanguard Health Systems since the company’s inception in 1997.  Most recently, he served as  Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer a position he had held since 2007.   Prior to that role, he served as its Chief Accounting Officer.  Before joining Vanguard, Phil was the Controller and Chief Accounting Officer for OrNda Healthcorp.   Phil started his career with Ernst & Young where he was a Senior Manager before joining OrNda.

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Devin serves as the Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Investment Committee for Martin Ventures. In this role, he helps identify new investments and assists current Martin portfolio investments in support of their strategic business goals and in furtherance of their vision.

Devin serves on the boards for several of the Martin Ventures portfolio companies, including Lucro, Hashed Health, WiserTogether, Intervention Health Solutions, and JVION. Additionally, Devin is the Cofounder and Chairman of the Board for Trilliant Health. Trilliant Health is the parent of a group of technology, data, and marketing companies, focused on helping hospitals grow revenue. 

Prior to Martin Ventures, Devin was the Cofounder and CEO of Clariture Health, Chief Strategy Officer for Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Chief Marketing Officer for Vanguard Health System, a Partner, overseeing healthcare consulting for Gallup, the Head of New Product Development for United Business Media, and a scientist with NASA.


Michael Platek
Director of Deal Analysis and Due Diligence

Danelle Mitchell
Chief Administrative Officer

Jeremy Martin
Senior Advisor

Joe Moore
Senior Advisor

Julie Freeman
Chief Human Resources Officer

Adrienne Thompson
Vice President of Finance

Kay Crouch
Senior Paralegal

Jordan Lipson