Grace O. Martinez

Director of Accounting
San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans); Caltrain; San Mateo County Transportation Authority

Grace O. Martinez, Director of Accounting for the following three agencies:  San Mateo County Transit District (SamTrans), Caltrain, and the San Mateo County Transportation Authority has over twenty years of experience working in finance departments of local government agencies.  In her current capacity as Director of Accounting, she is responsible for the daily management and oversight of the Accounting Department in the Finance Division encompassing 26 direct and indirect reports in the areas of General Ledger and Financial Reporting, Grants, Billing, and Capital Accounting, Payment Processing, and Payroll.  As Director, daily management includes debt accounting, capital assets accounting, payroll, accounts payable and payment processing, Single Audit, and production of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the three agencies. 

Prior to joining Samtrans, Grace served as Deputy Director of the City of San Jose, Finance Department.

Grace is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of California.

Education:  Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Major in Accounting, University of the Philippines

Professional Organizations:  GFOA, CalCPA, AICPA

  • GFOA CAAFR Member (September 2017-September 2020)