About Richard

Richard Martinez is a recognized leader in the world of coaching, training, and mentoring. He is also an entrepreneur and a prominent expert in the fields of Business and Personal Development. Throughout the last 17 years, Martinez has also become a specialist in the world of personal and professional development. This experience has led Martinez to work alongside experts such as Dr. Andrew Weil (University of Arizona Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine); Dr. Deepak Chopra (Acclaimed Author/New Age Philosopher); Dr. David Katz (Founding Director of Yale University’s Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center/President of the True Health Initiative); Dr. Walter Willet (Chair of the Department of Nutrition at Harvard’s School of Public Health/Bestselling Author); and many more.

As a high-performance executive coach for over 15 years, Richard has an arsenal of tools, strategies, and systems that create immediate and long-term results. The RISE Academy has established multiple Training Centers which introduce new programs and courses every month. Whether it’s through in-person sessions or through the online courses at The RISE Academy these programs are educating, empowering and transforming. 

As one of the founders of The RISE Academy, Martinez has helped thousands of people worldwide overcome anxiety, depression, panic attacks, suicidal tendencies, drug/alcohol problems, anger, insecurities, guilt, and shame. He firmly believes that to surmount such challenges in life, you must identify the root of the problem and excavate your troubles. This is the only way to overcome life’s hurdles and become truly self-actualized. He has built leaders, high achievers, entrepreneurs & business owners in many different industries. He is a specialist in building teams and creating systems so goal achievement becomes more consistent. His teachings, strategies & tools create immediate & long-term results.  

Richard Martinez believes that every day is a gift. He spends every waking moment grateful for life and amazed by the intricate beauty of humanity. Most importantly, he never forgets the profound importance of time. After all, every person in this world has a finite number of breaths to inhale. Whether rich or poor, young or old, Male or Female, we only have a brief window of time to have a meaningful impact and create a lasting legacy. A life spent devoid of purpose is a life lost to the whims of circumstance. No matter how much work it takes, no matter how far he has to go, Richard Martinez is determined; he will leave no stone unturned to fulfill his life’s purpose of empowerment. Even if he has to transform one heart at a time, Richard Martinez knows one thing – his final legacy will be nations of people who embrace knowledge and know peace.