George J. Torres – Senior Advisor
George has extensive C-Suite experience in strategic planning and executive communications, and has led communications for iconic brands.
He has led diverse communications functions across major industry leaders including, Boeing, Hughes, ATK and Rockwell International. His career provides deep knowledge of a wide array of high-tech markets including electronics, semiconductors, aviation, automotive, defense, satellites and deep space exploration.
His broad communications experience allows a strategic, integrated approach to campaigns that incorporates media relations, advertising, executive communications, social media, employee communications, crisis communications and community relations.
In addition, George is the author of two books on the space program – Space Shuttle: A Quantum Leap, and Space Shuttle: The Quest Continues. These books set the stage for his career as they demonstrated a strong ability to convey very complex material to diverse audiences. He received the Journalism Award of Excellence from the Aviation/Space Writers Association for these writing efforts.
He has served on multiple boards and committees including chambers of commerce, the American Heart Association and education foundations. His most recent board position was as Chairman of The Coalition for Deep Space Exploration.
Torres holds an MBA and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from California State University, Long Beach.