Dr. Max Torres joined Catholic University's faculty in 2014. His teaching and research center on the relationships adhering between managerial decision-making, personal character
In addition to Catholic University, Dr. Torres has held academic appointments at the IESE Business School, University of Navarra in Barcelona, Spain; the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in Hanover, NH; IME – The Institute for Media and Entertainment in New York, NY; Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, MI; Ohio Northern University's Pettit College of Law in Ada, OH; and INIDEM – The Institute of Law and Business in Panama City, Panama. He has taught in executive education programs at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business in Ann Arbor, MI; CEIBS - The China Europe International Business School in Shanghai, China; and IEDC- The Bled School of Management in Bled, Slovenia. He has been a Visiting Scholar at the Stanford Graduate School of Management, Stanford University.
Before beginning a second career in academe, Dr. Torres worked in the financial services industry as a registered representative at Dean Witter Reynolds, and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, both in San Francisco, CA. He served as the Executive VP of Investments at the D/A Financial Group in Orinda, CA, and was Principle of Max Torres Co. in Walnut Creek, CA.
Dr. Torres holds a Ph.D. from the University of Navarra (IESE Business School) in Barcelona, Spain; a J.D. from Harvard University (Harvard Law School), a B.S from the University of California at Berkeley (pre-Haas School of Business) and an A.A. from the City College of San Francisco.