Carmen Torres | NAWBO
2019 to 2020
Board of Directors
Vice President - Programming



Carmen Torres brings over twenty years of experience creating equitable, safe, and collaborative workplace environments for both, employers and employees. As a trusted adviser to many organizations, she has successfully helped countless small to mid-size businesses and non-profit organizations establish reliable, stable human resources departments. Her approach includes a 360° analysis of the human resources function that results in building job descriptions, policy and procedures manuals, conflict resolution, employee retention and terminations structures, compliance/audits standards, and employee communications.


Ms. Torres brings a deep understanding of the complexities of managing human beings and meeting regulatory requirements while maintaining the organizational mission, achieving business goals and meeting quality standards – a perspective that converts her into an invaluable resource.


Ms. Torres speaks, has been interviewed, and can present on the following topics: Essentials of HR for Employers, Prevention of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, Employee vs. Contractor, The Benefit of an Employee Handbook, Interns: To Pay or Not to Pay?, and much more.


Carmen Torres is a member of PIHRA (Professionals in Human Resources Association), Vice President of Programming at NAWBO-LA (National Association of Women Business Owners, Los Angeles Chapter), Past Vice President of NLBWA-LA (National Latina Business Women Association, Los Angeles), and in 2003 she received her Human Resources Management Certification from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA.


In her spare time, Ms. Torres enjoys gatherings with her family and you’ll often find her improving her swing at the golf course!


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Carmen Torres

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