Latino Tax Professionals Association
David Lopez, CRTP
Call Center Manger/Marketing Director
Phone: 831-422-4888 ext. 1517
David first joined the tax industry in 2004, working for H&R Block. He then quit joining a local business, Lopez Tax Service. His background in trade show, video design, print and corporate identity is built on 7 years of various positions in the creative service industry. Providing exceptional customer service to every client is the highest priority to David, and he has proven time and time again that he’s a true professional. If being a call center manager and marketing director wasn’t enough, David also has his own company, Ventana Marketing – “your window to success.” David also enjoys motorcycle riding, travel, and Las Vegas. David is currently working on finishing his marketing degree and is an Enrolled Agent candidate.
Antonio C. Martinez, B.S., CRTP, EA
The oldest child of Mexican Immigrant Ag workers, Antonio C. Martinez was born and raised in Salinas, Ca. As a teenager, Antonio learned the value of hard work and independence by working various part time jobs, one of them as an office assistant at Lopez Tax Service, Inc. While at Lopez Tax Service, Antonio witnessed firsthand the organized chaos that tax season brought upon both staff members and clients alike. Excelling in his classes at North Salinas High School, Antonio soon found himself with a full ride scholarship to attend the College of Engineering, at the University of California, Berkeley. Struggling to compete with some of the brightest minds in the world, Antonio quickly realized the importance of time management, discipline, and commitment. In 2009, Antonio received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. With multiple job offers at hand, Antonio soon began to work as a Construction Engineer for Turner Construction Co. However, with the recession hitting the Construction industry, Antonio has now found a new calling as the Membership Director of Latino Tax Professionals Association. Currently preparing for the EA exam, Antonio will soon begin studying for the GMAT exam in pursue of his MBA. Antonio enjoys hiking, traveling, and tutoring others in his spare time.