Points of View
Meet J. Landis “Lanny” Martin
J. Landis “Lanny” Martin is a patron of the arts and avid art collector. He joined the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation board in 2001 and has been Chairman since 2005. He is also the CEO and founder of Platte River Equity, a company he founded in 2006. Prior to that, Lanny served more than 20 years in senior management positions with publicly held companies including Titanium Metals Corporation, which supplied the titanium to Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Bilbao. Lanny holds a J.D. degree, cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law and a B.S. in Business Administration from Northwestern University. He has also served in the U.S. Army. His dedication to Denver-based arts organizations is extensive and currently he also serves as Chairman of the Denver Art Museum board. For many years, Lanny was closely involved with the Central City Opera House Association, and more recently helped to bring the Clyfford Still Museum to Denver.