Fernando Torres

Board Member

Fernando J. Torres is a VP of operations Greene, Tweed & Co. a global manufacturer of high-performance products, and integrated material solutions for the Aerospace, Semiconductor and Energy generation industries.  He is responsible for developing and implementing the corporation’s global operations from product development thru customer delivery across all facilities in the US, Europe and Asia.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Arizona State University as well as the Master in Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State  University.   In addition to his business role, he has a desire for helping others.  Throughout his years in the region, he has held different positions at several nonprofits organizations where he drives his passion for the advancement of the
Latino communities, voting rights, equality, science and technology, and more importantly, his passion of helping others in need.

He recently completed his term as the President of Casa de Venezuela whose mission is to support the advancement of the Venezuelan community in the Greater Philadelphia Region. He is also a Trustee at the American Helicopter Museum and Educational Center where he works to celebrate the pioneers of aviation and encourage and inspire future generations of engineers, scientists, innovators, pilots, and inventors.   A couple years ago, he worked with other members of the community to launch the community advisor board for Congreso de Latinos Unidos. Lastly, in 2016 he worked with other latino organizations in our region to Launch Coalicion Latina de Philadelphia (COLAPHI) with the purpose of strengthening the participation and the political organization of the Latino community to exercise their democratic right thru education, communication and transparency.