Rafael Martinez

Rafael MartinezRafael Martinez
MBE Capital Partners, LLC

Rafael Martinez has over 30 years of experience working with middle market companies in developing financial solutions that allow clients to leverage the use of internal assets to increase cash flow. He has overseen over $8.7 billion in financing over the last five years, which helped clients increase revenues exponentially. Rafael uses his strong interpersonal skills to help seasoned CEOs/CFOs develop an understanding of their most pressing needs and develop financial solutions that address them. He has built a solid reputation with capital markets professionals for providing viable financing opportunities that have performed at or above projected levels.

Rafael is recognized for his ability to build, guide and sustain successful financial services organizations in marketing products and managing the ongoing delivery of those services. He is adept at negotiating major financial contracts, as well as fostering effective business relationships at the highest levels. A creative deal maker with a solid track record of developing companies and customer productivity, Rafael combines his excellent presentation, negotiation, closing and follow-through skills with his strong ability to build an industry presence.

He is the CEO of MBE Capital Partners, LLC (MBECP), which was established with the strategic objective of developing straight-forward financing products for small to midsize MWBEs as a division of Rafael’s 20-year-old Republic Companies. MBECP offers alternative financing through its accounts receivable, purchase order and supply chain financing (using its dynamic Reseevables.com Program).

Mr. Martinez is a passionate entrepreneur working on niches that no one else focuses on.

Before it all, Rafael is a family man living in Franklin Lakes, NJ. He enjoys traveling, music, watching his daughters compete internationally for the Dominican Republic National Fencing team. Rafael also supports his alma mater, Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx, by providing scholarships and unique enrichment opportunities. He was blessed with 28 years of marriage to his late wife, Ina, and continues to be thankful for his daughters Chelsea and Samantha.