Robert Torres

Director of Community Engagement | 617 989-9307


Robert Torres joined Urban Edge in 2014 following positions in the Office of State Representative Elizabeth Malia, serving as a Legislative Aide, then as District Director and eventually as Chief of Staff. Prior to those posts he was a Research Analyst and Consultant at VDC Research Group and a Mutual Fund Accountant at State Street Corporation, both in Boston. Robert graduated in 2015 with an MS in Public Affairs from the McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Public Affairs at the University of Massachusetts, Boston and earned a BS in Business Administration from Arizona State University. He lives in Jamaica Plain with his fiancé and is an avid softball player.

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Call me if you’re looking for resources, interested in working towards your financial goals, need assistance accessing benefits, or have ideas for improving the community.