Rudy Martinez, small business owner

Rudy Martinez
Rudy Martinez
via www.rudy2011.org

Rudy Martinez is a contractor and restaurant owner. Martinez is running for the Los Angeles City Council, District 14 against incumbent José Huizar.

Martinez is the owner of Mia Sushi and Marty’s. Martinez served as a commissioner for the Industrial Development Authority and as a board member of the Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce. He also starred on A&E’s program, “Flip This House.”

Martinez has also served as a board member of the Eagle Rock Chamber of Commerce, social-service provider El Centro Del Pueblo, the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Los Angeles Citizens Academy and other non-profit organizations.

Martinez's priorities if elected, according to his campaign website, include "Fiscal responsibility, public transparency, personal accountability, and real access."

Martinez lives in Eagle Rock and has two children.