Daria Torres, a former McKinsey & Company engagement manager, is the founder and Managing Partner of Walls Torres Group, LLC. She is an experienced strategic business adviser who has personally counseled and coached chief executives and senior leaders. Her clients span a range of industry sectors and have included Fortune 500 companies, small to mid-market businesses, major academic institutions, and some of the world’s foremost philanthropic organizations.
In addition to leading Walls Torres Group, Torres has served as an adjunct faculty member at the Rutgers University School of Business at Camden (2004-2014), and for the Leadership and Communications programs at The Wharton School of Business since 2007.
Torres earned her Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia with a double major in Economics, a Master’s in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania with a specialization in Telecommunications, and an MBA in Operations and Information Management from The Wharton School. Both her undergraduate and postgraduate studies were fully funded by merit scholarships, and she is a lifetime member of Mensa International.
Torres lives in southern New Jersey and participates actively in her community and church, including service as board member for the University of Virginia IDEA Fund, the Holland Scholars Program, and the Camden Dream Center. She also Chairs the Board of Giving Cycle, an innovative experiential philanthropy program for middle school students. Her spirit of social responsibility was spawned during her youth, while participating actively as a long-term member of the Girl Scouts; and her commitment to servant leadership was reinforced by her selection as a Coca-Cola Scholar and as a Regional Finalist for the White House Fellows Program. When not consulting, lecturing or volunteering, she enjoys investing time in her family.