Board 1st Vice President / Director of Tribal and Corporate Relations
VaRene Martin is an enrolled citizen of Thlopthlocco Tribal Town, Mvskoke (Creek) Nation. VaRene serves on the board of NAFOA as the 1st Vice President and Director of Tribal & Corporate Relations. She acts as Tribal Advisor at FS Advisors in a business development capacity. She serves as an advisory board member to the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of California, the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma, a member of and Co-Chair of the National Congress of American Indian’s (NCAI) Economic Development, Finance, and Employment Subcommittee and served on the board for the San Diego American Indian Health Center. She attended Oklahoma State University, and holds California Life Insurance, NASD Series 65 and previously held Series 6, Series 7, and Series 63 licenses. She has over 30 years’ experience in the financial and investment industries including managerial positions with emphasis on institutional sales focusing on public funds and Native American marketing efforts. VaRene was recognized as one of the “Fifty Faces of Indian Country” by Indian Country Today Media Network, featured in Indigenous Post “The Annual Hot List” and 12th Annual AARP Oklahoma Indian Elders 2020 honoree.