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Leadership

Misty D. Martin, SPHR



Chief Administrative Officer

Misty began her professional career in accounting and business management while working towards her bachelor’s degree at Texas State University.

After graduating with her bachelor’s degree, Misty traded in her acceptance to law school for a one-way ticket to the Rio Grande Valley, where she continued her career working as the President of Marketing and Business Development for an acquisition and business management firm.

Inspired by IDEA’s mission and values, Misty joined IDEA in April 2011 after nine years of experience in private sector business operations and human resources management. Misty serves as IDEA’s Chief Administrative Officer and in this capacity oversees IDEA’s Human Resources, Legal, Regulatory Compliance, Staff Relations, Substitute Teacher Program, Benefits, Compensation & Payroll and Organizational Development functions. 

Misty is also a member of the McAllen South Rotary Club, Society of Human Resources Management (national and local chapter) and Junior League of McAllen. She is the oldest of seven children and has a twin sister who is an educator in Austin, Texas. She lives in Mission, Texas with her husband and son.