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Brenda Martinez

Vocational Director

Brenda Martinez has been working in the rehabilitation field since 2011. She has a Master of Science degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Case Management from Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia. 

In addition, Brenda has earned her professional certifications as a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC), Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialist (CVE), and International Psychometric Evaluator (IPEC). Brenda also obtained the Professional Vocational Evaluator (PVE) designation.

As Vocational Director, Ms. Martinez directs the work and conducts training programs for our Vocational Consultants, evaluates vocational services, and develops procedures to improve the quality of service. Brenda also provides vocational rehabilitation services including vocational evaluations, labor market surveys, transferable skills analysis, vocational testing, earning capacity, and job placement services.


Brenda’s presentations include SkillTran Methodology for Estimating Job Numbers and Social Security Administration Vocational Expert Testimony. Her article The Occupational Requirements Survey (ORS) was published in the VECAP Newsletter in July 2020.

In addition, Ms. Martinez Richardson serves various respected organizations. She served the Florida Chapter of the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals as Membership Chair as well as the Central Florida District President.  She is a member of various organizations including the American Board of Vocational Experts,  Vocational Evaluation and Career Assessment Professionals Association, and American Counseling Association.

Brenda is bilingual in English and Spanish. She provides services for cases in North America, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.



• Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC)

• Certified Vocational Evaluation Specialist (CVE)

• International Psychometric Evaluation Certification (IPEC)

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