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Edgar Martinez – Chair

Current Position with RAPA: Chair

Current Employer and Title:  AXA US, Director, Reinsurance Operations

Biography:

Eddie Martinez is originally from Queens, New York and has resided in the Syracuse area since June 2008. He has 22 years of industry experience in public accounting, corporate & statutory reporting, operations management, health insurance administration, and reinsurance administration. He is a certified public accountant since 1996 and a registered IRS tax preparer.

Currently, Eddie is Director of Reinsurance for AXA US since 2007, where he has oversight of reinsurance operations, encompassing life and non-life reinsurance and data administration, quality assurance, and reinsurance accounting and reporting.

Eddie previously served on RAPA’s Audit committee, and helped operationalize the RAPA audit program framework at AXA US. He is an active member on the Planning committee, and enjoys facilitating the round table discussions at RAPA’s fall conference.

Eddie’s passion is in coaching and mentoring our youth to become future leaders and productive citizens. He leads by example and is a voice in the community, especially in economic and social matters impacting our children and communities.

Finally, Eddie served a 3 year term as Board Member and Treasurer of the Spanish Action League of Onondaga County from 2011-2014, and is an active Board Member of the Nosotros Radio Program in Syracuse.