Joe Martinez, a veteran of the United States Army and former Counterintelligence Special Agent, has a diverse background in executive and technology roles for corporate and Government Legal practices in the Washington, D.C. area. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the University of Phoenix, a Master’s in Information Security from Western Governor’s University, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Biblical Exposition.
Bro. Joe has been featured as a guest on the Historical Light Masonic Podcast. He is currently serving a second term as Worshipful Master of Manasseh Lodge No. 182, A.F. & A.M., of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and is also serving as the District Education Officer for the 4th Masonic District of the Grand Lodge of Virginia. In addition, he is a member of Benjamin B. French Lodge No. 15, a premier Esoteric Lodge in DC, and a Mason in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Kansas and the UGLE. He is also a member of the York Rite, the Allied Masonic Degrees, Knight Masons, YRSC, Operatives, and the SRICF. Bro. Joe enjoys researching the Initiatic Experience, Rituals of Initiation, and the Mysteries of Ancient Civilizations, as well as their synergies with Craft Masonry.