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Roy O. Martin III (2019)

Louisiana Legends



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-11-15

Duration: 00:26:20

Subjects: Martin, Roy O., III | Business


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Laudun, Tika Producer
  • Martin, Roy O., III Interviewee


This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from November 15, 2019, features an interview with Roy O. Martin III conducted by Beth Courtney. Martin, a native of Alexandria, is the president, CEO, and CFO of RoyOMartin, a family-owned lumber company. He discusses: working in a family business; adapting to change; their wood products; the importance of sustainability; providing educational scholarships to his employees; the importance of community colleges and vocational-technical schools; the need for more manufacturing jobs in Louisiana; his hopes for the future of Louisiana; the city of Alexandria; the importance of his faith; and his love for LSU football.