Comer Education Campus is anchored by Gary Comer Youth Center, Gary Comer Middle School, and Gary Comer College Prep.

Santrice R. Martin

Director of Advancement


In her capacity as Director of Advancement, Santrice leads the strategy and execution of financial resource development at Comer. As a leader in the non-profit sector who stands at the intersection of driving organizational growth, cultivating exceptional talent, and delivering solutions for sustainability, she is committed to positively impacting the lives of the youth and the communities where they live and thrive. Prior to joining Comer, Santrice was a Senior Director at American Heart Association, and an Advocacy Lead at American Cancer Society. 

She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management from Florida A&M University and is a candidate for her MBA at the Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University. She has been honored as a Chicago Defender Woman of Excellence, featured in Essence Magazine, and recognized in the Black Excellence project as someone who is transforming lives. Santrice is a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and the South Shore Giving Circle which aims to cultivate philanthropy, empower communities, and to be of service to all mankind.