Martins, Marchena Reappointed to UCF Board of Trustees

Martins, Marchena Reappointed to UCF Board of Trustees

Two members of the UCF Board of Trustees were reappointed Thursday by the State University System’s Board of Governors.

Alex Martins, chief executive officer of the Orlando Magic, and Marcos R. Marchena, a senior partner of Marchena and Graham law firm, were among the 20 trustees named to university boards around the state.

Martins of Winter Park also is a member of the Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission, and has served on numerous other Central Florida boards, including the Central Florida Commission on Homelessness, Coalition for the Homeless, Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Seaside National Bank.

He earned a B.S. in business administration from Villanova University and a masters at UCF, where he serves on the advisory council for the dean of the College of Business Administration.

He has served on the UCF board since 2013.

Marchena of Orlando is chairman of the UCF Board of Trustees. He also serves as general counsel for the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, and previously was a board member of the UCF Foundation, Higher Education Funding Council, Valencia College Board of Trustees, and Central Florida YMCA.

He earned a B.A. in political science at UCF, graduated from Stetson University College of Law, and has been a member of The Florida Bar since 1985.

He has served on the UCF board since 2011.

The 13-member Board of Trustees is responsible for budgeting, implementing programs and maintaining education standards of UCF.