Ancel Martinez is a San Franciscan who has assisted non-profits and public boards over the past decade achieve their goals of improving education programs, public safety and environmental improvements. As a one-time public school parent, Ancel has worked with Root Division over a number of years. He is a corporate communications executive at Wells Fargo & Co. and a media professional with extensive experience in public affairs, finance, government relations, crisis communications and media outreach. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Ancel worked at National Public Radio as an on-air journalist and later consulted with Fortune 500 companies on how to manage external relations. Ancel earned his BA in Liberal Arts and Economics from Concordia University in Montreal and completed studies at the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California at Berkeley.