Marty graduated summa cum laude from the Indiana University School of Business and the IU School of Law. Marty practiced law in Indianapolis for thirty-seven years focusing on labor and employment law. He was also a member of the Labor and Employment Subcommittee at the United States Chamber of Commerce and the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.
Despite only living in Charleston for a short time, Marty has made a concerted effort to become a part of the Charleston culture of philanthropy. He has served on the Board of the PURE Theatre, the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and Carolina Youth Development Center, and has spent many hours focused on causes important to him.