Martial Wallace has over thirty years’ experience in the human services field. Martial was a collegiate football player. After completing his BA from Hawaii Pacific University, he became a Case Manager at ARC, a not-for-profit organization committed to providing quality direct and advocacy services for all individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In 2000, he returned home to Los Angeles and worked for People Helping People homeless shelter. In 2009 Martial completed the Mental Health Worker Jump Start Fellowship where he interned at Kedren’s Wellness Center. He then obtained a position as a Personal Service Coordinator at Mental Health America of Los Angeles in their Homeless Assistance Program. Martial is a Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor (CAADE) in California and an Instructor with Safety Consultants, an agency contracted by the state to educate DUI offenders. He is a mental health advocate and regular presenter at Cerritos College’s Mental Health Worker program.