As a former CEO, budget specialist and public sector manager, Greg Torres has three decades of fiscal management experience and expertise in the areas of public finance and budgeting, as well as health and human service delivery, and criminal justice.
As president of MassINC, Greg Torres leads all programs and operations for the organization and serves as publisher of CommonWealth magazine.
With more than three decades of work in government and social services, Greg brings extensive public policy expertise to the leadership role of our organization. He was most recently chairman of The MENTOR Network, a Boston-based company that provides an array of community-based human services through programs across the United States. Previously, he had served as that organization’s CEO and senior vice president for public affairs and advancement. Before joining MENTOR, Greg spent seven years as chief of staff for the Massachusetts Senate Committee on Ways and Means. This experience culminated 16 years in government that also included assignments with the Executive Office of Human Services and committees on criminal justice and mental health. He began his career counseling youth at nonprofit social service agencies in Boston and Cambridge.
Greg holds an M.P.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a B.A. from St. Vincent’s College. He lives in Winchester with his wife, Elizabeth Pattullo. They have two sons, Jess and Gabriel, and two grandchildren, Jack and Lydia.