rbm venture company

R. brad martin


Brad  is the retired Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of  Saks Incorporated. In his first ten years at Saks, Brad turned a $70  million annual revenue department store into one of the largest  department store businesses in the United States generating revenues in  excess of $4 billion. He developed and oversaw a strategy of divesting  traditional department store assets, returning over $2 billion to  shareholders. During the 18 year period when Brad served as CEO and then  Chairman of Saks, the value of the stock increased more than twelve  fold. 

He  also serves on the board of directors for Chesapeake Energy, FedEx,  Pilot Travel Centers and CVC Capital Partners, a global private equity  firm.

Brad  is a former member of the Tennessee House of Representatives and served  as Interim President of the University of Memphis from 2013-2014.

Scott Imorde


Since  1995, Scott has overseen the management of the family office, as well  as the securities, real estate and private equity investments of the  family. He holds a Bachelor's of Science from Spring Hill College in  International Business and Economics and was a four year starting member  of the tennis team. Scott began his financial career as a loan officer  to middle market companies at First American Bank (now Regions Bank) in  Nashville, Tennessee.

​For more information on Scott, please visit: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/scott-imorde/6/918/b56

Terry Courtenay, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Since  1985, Terry has been responsible for all accounting and tax functions  as well as charitable giving for the Martin family. Terry is a former  partner of Ernst & Ernst and has been a highly regarded independent  CPA since 1988. 

Rawleigh martin

chief operating officer

Rawleigh  oversees the day to day operations and manages the company's real  estate portfolio. He holds a Bachelor's of Science degree from the  University of Tennessee, where he was also a four year tennis letterman.  After completing his playing career at UT, Rawleigh served for one  season as the Assistant Coach for the UT men's tennis team. Aside from  his work at RBM Ventures, Rawleigh and his wife own RJM Properties, LLC,  a vacation rental management business.