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Ms. Eileen Torres

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Executive Director

Phone: (646) ***-****  
Email: e***@***.org
60 E. Tremont Ave.
Bronx , New York 10453
United States

Company Description: BronxWorks is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and service provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with...   more

Employment History


  • J.D.
    Northeastern University School of Law
  • B.S.
    Pace University
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Web References
Leadership | BronxWorks, 22 Mar 2015 [cached]
Eileen Torres
Eileen Torres is the Executive Director of BronxWorks. She has been the BronxWorks chief executive officer since May 2014.
Eileen started at BronxWorks as Assistant to the Executive Director in 1995, soon becoming Administrative Counsel and then General Counsel in 2003. Her responsibilities as General Counsel included overseeing human resources, training, information technology, and other aspects of administration.
Upon the retirement of her predecessor in June 2013, she was named as the Interim Executive Director. While she continued to serve as IED, the Board appointed her to the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer.
During Eileen's interim leadership, BronxWorks received a 2013 New York Nonprofit Excellence Award, was selected as a merit finalist in the nationwide Community Partnership Award of Mutual of America, and was named a finalist in the Brooke W. Mahoney Award for Outstanding Board Leadership, a greater New York metropolitan area award organized by VCG Governance Matters. BronxWorks was also awarded contracts to provide Affordable Care Act Navigator services and operate the Classic Community Center, a 20,000 square foot space that serves three NYCHA complexes in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.
Eileen earned a B.S. from Pace University and a J.D. from the Northeastern University School of Law. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association and serves on the Advisory Committee of the Center for Bronx Non-Profits. She is a New York native, having spent her formative years in northern Manhattan and the north central Bronx.
Lawyers Alliance for New York: Connecting lawyers, nonprofits, and communities [cached]
Steven M. Cohen, Rohan Weerasinghe, and Eileen Torres honored for community service leadership
Eileen Torres, Executive Director, BronxWorks Appointed Executive Director of BronxWorks in 2014, Ms. Torres has a long professional and personal commitment to serving the Bronx community. She joined BronxWorks in 1995, when it was known as Citizens Advice Bureau, and was named General Counsel in 2003, Interim Executive Director in 2013 and Chief Operating Officer in 2014. Over the past 20 years, she has helped the organization grow from 120 to 600 employees and 10 to 30 sites, which today feed, shelter, teach, and support more than 35,000 people in the South Bronx each year. Under Ms. Torres' leadership, BronxWorks has received a contract to provide Affordable Care Act Navigator services, a contract to operate the Classic Community Center serving three NYCHA complexes in the Mott section of the Bronx, and multiple awards for exemplary management and governance. BronxWorks has been a Lawyers Alliance client since 1996, benefitting from quality pro bono legal help to advance its programs and operations. Former BronxWorks Executive Director Carolyn McLaughlin will present the 2015 Business Law & Leadership Award to Ms. Torres.
The support of Lawyers Alliance provided by Eileen, Rohan, and Steven and their friends and colleagues is a strong endorsement of the important services provided by Lawyers Alliance and its staff."
HSC - Board Members, 8 Mar 2015 [cached]
Eileen Torres Executive Director
Brooklyn Community Services
"This program will provide our staff ..., 4 Feb 2015 [cached]
"This program will provide our staff members with the opportunity to obtain a master's from an excellent school while conveniently attending courses at a Bronx location," says Eileen Torres, Executive Director of BronxWorks.
Eileen Torres, executive ..., 30 Oct 2014 [cached]
Eileen Torres, executive director of BronxWorks, introduced the honorees who addressed the audience from a platform at the playground that occupies one corner of the 7,000-square-foot sweep of new leak-proof tile flooring, explaining other capital improvements in the works. Borough President Diaz, talking of his long association with BronxWorks, said that the long-needed improvements are necessary not just for today, but for generations to come. Echoing a similar theme, Councilwoman Gibson, also noted that all parts of her Bronx District 2 are served by BronxWorks.
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