Marti Brenner

Director, Credit and Incentive Services
(614) 947-5287

Marti is a graduate of The Ohio State University and comes to the firm with over 18 years of economic development experience.

Prior to joining GBQ in 2011, she served as a Project Manager at Hicks Partners. Previously, Marti was a Senior Manager and Global Location and Expansion Services (GLES) at KPMG LLP.

Marti has extensive experience working with national and international companies on site location and incentive/credit issues in over 20 states. Her experience ranges from analyzing sites, to securing federal, state, and local incentive programs: property tax abatements, tax credits, wage assessments, training grants, capital grants, sales tax exemptions, and certain public financing.

She also has working knowledge in assisting companies with incentive compliance requirements to realize incentive benefits and meet the terms of various incentive agreements.

Marti is certified through the National Development Council as an Economic Development Financial Professional (EDFP).


  • The Ohio State University – B.S., Business Administration

Professional Associations

  • Ohio Economic Development Association
  • International Economic Development Council/National Development
  • Mid-Ohio Economic Development Exchange


Professional Bio