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Executive Director

BronxWorks
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
Background

Employment History

Education

  • J.D.
    Northeastern University School of Law
  • B.S.
    Pace University
13 Total References
Web References
Leadership | BronxWorks
www.bronxworks.org, 6 June 2014 [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.
Executive Director and Senior Staff - BronxWorks
www.bronxworks.org, 18 Sept 2012 [cached]
Eileen Torres, General Counsel
Eileen started at BronxWorks as Assistant to the Executive Director in 1995, soon becoming Administrative Counsel and then General Counsel in 2003. Her responsibilities include providing advice and guidance on legal matters; overseeing the human resources and training departments; reviewing and negotiating contracts; representing BronxWorks on employment matters; reviewing policies and procedures; and acting as liaison with outside counsel. Eileen has a B.S. from Pace University and a J.D. from the Northeastern University School of Law.
Eileen Torres Named New ...
bronxworks.org, 1 May 2014 [cached]
Eileen Torres Named New BronxWorks Executive Director Thursday, May 1, 2014
The BronxWorks Board of Directors has selected Eileen Torres to serve as the next Executive Director of the organization. Ms. Torres, who has served as Interim Executive Director since July 2013, was officially named as the new permanent Executive Director effective May 1, 2014.
"Their management practices, and their ...
www.bronxdefenders.org, 13 Aug 2013 [cached]
"Their management practices, and their ability to adapt to their own specific challenges, made it possible for them to change so many lives.""We are extremely pleased to be recognized as a semifinalist in the 2013 New York Community Trust-New York Magazine Nonprofit Excellence Awards," said Eileen Torres, Acting Executive Director of BronxWorks.
The BronxWorks Board of ...
bronxworks.org [cached]
The BronxWorks Board of Directors has selected Eileen Torres to serve as the next Executive Director of the organization. Ms. Torres, who has served as Interim Executive Director since July 2013, was officially named as the new permanent Executive Director effective May 1, 2014.
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