Orlando Magic’s Alex Martins Named Rotary Club of Orlando Outstanding Business Professional of the Year

Orlando, Fla. — During its annual Business Professionals of the Year Awards, the Rotary Club of Orlando recognizes outstanding business professionals for their impact to the local community via their work, ethics and dedication to philanthropy. This year, the Club honored Orlando Magic President Alex Martins for his commitment to the Central Florida community.

Criteria to be considered for the award include excellence in the nominee’s vocation, leadership abilities, commitment to community outreach and philanthropic service throughout the Central Florida area.

“Martins’ vision, leadership, creativity and integrity took the Orlando Magic to new heights in 2010,” said Eric Schrek, committee chairman for the award selection process. “Not only has he taken that organization to the next level, but he’s continued to show his commitment to the Central Florida community through participation in many local organizations and worthy causes.”

The Rotary Club of Orlando is not the only organization to recognize Martins for his impact on the Central Florida community this year. Orlando Magazine ranked Martins #11 in it 2010 “50 Most Powerful People” list and the Orlando Sentinel ranked him seventh on its annual list of top power players.