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Martin S. Dertz
Martin Dertz was born and raised in the most excellent community of Evergreen Park, which is located on the south side of Chicago. After graduating from Evergreen Park Community High School, Martin attended Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois for four years where he earned a bachelor's degree majoring in economics and minoring in mathematics. At Knox College Martin also was a member of the football and wrestling teams as well as the janitorial staff. After graduation Martin worked briefly in consumer lending at Wells Fargo before he entered the Peace Corps and departed for Sierra Leone, West Africa to live and work for two years as a secondary school teacher. Martin left Sierra Leone in August of 2012 and joined the NSF team in January 2013 as the executive assistant to the CFO (Marty Rubenstein) in the Office of Budget, Finance and Award Management.