About the Owners

Misty Martin


The owner and lead consultant for M3 Defense, Misty has over 21 years experience in Military Intelligence and Acquisition ACAT 1D Program Management.

As a retired Army officer, she has insight to Military Program life cycles and acquisition protocols, well equipped to handle the challenges and understand the opportunities of working with the government and defense industry.

Well known throughout the Land Defense and Special Operations community, located in the Warren/Sterling Heights based Defense Corridor and looked to as one who is “in the know” and trusted by both the military and industry.

Christina Ponce


Co-owner of M3 Defense Consulting. With a diverse background in Automotive and Extreme Sports marketing/ media production (Automobile Magazine, Motor Trend, Powder, Surfer), Christina brings a non-military perspective. 

Having a professional in business development, research, and creative marketing on the team ensures awareness of opportunities, successful identification of the target market for our clients and professional showcasing of why our clients product(s) / services are better than the competition.

Strong marketing and research expertise combined with the ability to cater strategies to your industry and business model.