Alba Martinez

DEBRA L. CAPLAN is currently serving as an Executive-in-Residence at The Forbes Funds, where she advises nonprofits in governance and leadership. During her longstanding career as a leader in healthcare at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Allegheny Health Network (AHN), and more recently as Interim CEO of Partner4Work, Ms. Caplan has been a steadfast advocate for community health and workforce development and advancing women's leadership. This passion continues through her many nonprofit board affiliations, including currently chairing the JewishHealthcare Foundation Board and previously serving as WQED Board Chair and President of the Pittsburgh International Women's Forum. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College and Harvard Kennedy School, she has received numerous honors, including the YWCA Tribute to Women and the Pittsburgh Women of Influence Award.

Alba Martinez

Alba Martinez is a Principal in Vanguard’s Retail Investor Group and leads the Retail Services

business department. Prior to entering financial services, she devoted 23 years to law, human

services and government in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

Alba began her career as an attorney for Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, was Executive Director of Congreso de Latinos Unidos, the leading provider of bilingual/bicultural human services in Pennsylvania, was appointed by Mayor Street as Commissioner of the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, and served as President and CEO of United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania before joining Vanguard. She has been active in numerous civic and community organizations, and serves on the board of the Main Line Health System.

Alba graduated magna cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico, and received her law degree from Georgetown in Washington, D.C. She and her partner, Roberta Trombetta, live in Mount Airy, Philadelphia and have two children.




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