Angel Zuniga Martinez (AZM) is an adult alternative pop/rock artist, film and music producer, writer, photographer, and director based in San Antonio, Texas with roots also in Nashville and Knoxville, Tennessee.
The emotive baritone singer’s self-titled sophomore album, “Angel Zuniga Martinez” released in Summer 2016 with Morrissey and Queen influences features a power-pop version of Freddy Fender Hit, Wasted Days Wasted Nights. Martinez’s solo debut album “The Cage” was released in February 2010 at the Bijou Theatre in Tennessee.
Martinez departed a Tennessee outfit, Angel and the Lovemongers, of some accomplishment and reputation, starting anew. The Lovemongers had cracked the Billboards CMJ top 200 during their appearance at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival with their 2007 release The Humanist Queen, produced by Mitch Easter, the former Let’s Active frontman who produced R.E.M. records in the early ’80s.
Angel, a fifth generation Tejano from South Texas, moved to San Antonio in 2012 to pursue a communications career.
Martinez joined the San Antonio Area Foundation in April 2021 as the Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs. Angel brings a breadth of experience in marketing, multi-media content creation, public relations, and financial services to this senior leadership position.
For nearly a decade, Angel served as the Executive Director of Marketing and Communications for the Boy Scouts of America, Alamo Area Council. In this executive role, he worked closely with senior leadership and the council’s sales and fund development teams to design and promote the council’s programs and organizational transformation. His contributions generated exponential growth of the council’s earned media placements and online engagement and facilitated multi-million dollar gifts to the agency.
Angel is a three-time winner of the National BSA President’s Award for Marketing Excellence.
Prior to joining the Boy Scouts of America, Angel enjoyed a successful fifteen-year career in private banking, real estate sales, and high net worth client relationship management. Angel earned a bachelor of business administration (BBA) in marketing and finance from Texas A&M University.
When not in service to the community, Angel enjoys basketball, working out, and songwriting. He is an active member of Colonial Hills UMCand Venturing BSA. Angel also enjoys spends time with his wife Jennifer and their three grown sons, Gabriel, Joseph, and Benjamin.