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Tampa Bay Innovation Center Names Betsy Torres as Event & Marketing Manager

August 24, 2015
By Tampa Bay Innovation Center

Tampa Bay Innovation Center, an innovation and entrepreneurship center for technology businesses, has hired Betsy Torres as event & marketing manager, where she is responsible for TEC Garage and Tampa Bay Innovation Center event and marketing planning and implementation. 

Previously, Torres was director of gratitude at Team Red,White and Blue, a national veteran support nonprofit organization, where she supervised volunteers, directed accounts receivable processing and developed procedures for workflow of accounts receivable and gratitude positions.  Prior to that she was security assistant/team lead with Global Solutions Network Inc. as a contractor with the U.S. Department of State and personnel security specialist with Visionary Integration Professionals as a contractor for the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She is a combat veteran who served one tour in Iraq and achieved the rank of corporal in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.

A graduate of Mary Baldwin College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, Torres received a Master of Arts degree in forensic psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. A member of the St. Petersburg Chamber’s Young Professionals group and Team Red, White and Blue in Tampa, she serves as a volunteer counselor for Children with Cancer Camp in Jackson, Mich. 

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