Founder and President
Robert Roche is Founder and President of Roche Enterprises the company that owns Gallup Land Partners, LLC and the Gallup 9th Street Flea Market. An investor, philanthropist, and civic leader, Roche has been involved as a founder, investor, or advisor in more than 40 companies in the United States and Asia, including Oak Lawn Marketing, Acorn International, IS Seafood, and Redhorse Performance, Inc. His real estate interests in the United States include Sand Hollow Resort, LLC; Green River Companies, LLC; and HG Kauai Joint Venture, LLC . Over the past five years, Roche Enterprises has made investments of more than $40 million (USD) in Gallup, New Mexico, with the goal of driving economic growth and development in Gallup-McKinley County.
Along with his successful business ventures, Roche is an engaged civic leaderwho has made significant contributions. Individually, and through the Roche Family Foundation, Robert Roche supports educational institutions, community programs and philanthropic causes in the U.S. and abroad. In 2010, Roche and the Roche Family Foundation provided a $3 million gift to the University of Denver to establish a Masters of Laws (LLM) in International Business Transactions program at the Sturm College of Law. He also funds scholarship programs at the University of New Mexico-Gallup.
Jacob J. Bracken
Chief Executive Officer
HG Management, LLC
Jacob Bracken is Chief Executive Officer of HG Management, LLC, the management company responsible for Gallup Land Partners and the Gallup 9th Street Flea Market. His role includes oversight of development and operations for diverse projects across 3 states, including Gallup Land Partners, LLC; Sand Hollow Resort, LLC, a golf and hospitality property in Hurricane, Utah; Green River Companies, LLC, a 5,000-acre farm in Utah; and HG Kauai Joint Venture, LLC in Hawaii.
Bracken has more than 15 years of professional experience in accounting, real estate development, and business management. In 2006, Bracken joined the initial development team at Sand Hollow Resort, a 1000-acre project in Southern Utah, as the chief financial officer. Under his leadership, Sand Hollow Resort has developed and sold more than 350 home-sites, built a nationally-recognized golf course, and developed resort and hospitality operations with more than $4 million (USD) in annual revenues. He assumed responsibilities for Gallup Land Partners in 2003.
Martin O’Malley, General Manager
Marty joined Gallup Land Partners as a consultant in 2016 during the assumption of the Gallup 9th Street Flea Market and then joined the company as a full-time employee in 2017. He is responsible for the overall management of Gallup Land Partners holdings. Prior to joining Gallup Land Partners, he held director-level positions with national corporations, including Catapult Learning LLC, as well as with the State government, serving as a division director with the Arizona Superior Court.
A 30-year resident of Gallup and the surrounding area, Marty maintains a strong commitment to creating opportunity in McKinley County. He earned a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and has had extensive training in organizational management and human services.