Professional Profile: Maria Torres 2007

Maria Torres - 2007

Name: Maria Torres - 2007

Title: President & COO

Company: The Point Community Development Corporation

Location: Hunts Point section of The Bronx, NY

Birthplace: Valley Stream, NY, 1971

Family: 2 sons: Daniel (8) and Marcus (4) College: Cornell University What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am in charge of operations at The Point CDC— a non-profit community center in Hunts Point. Oversee various programs and projects, ie., Boathouse site development by Hunts Point Riverside Park. Hobbies: Big Mets fan, playing with my two boys Favorite book: "The Alienist" by Caleb Carr Favorite movie: "The Godfather" Person you admire most (outside of family): Oprah Keys to success: Hard work and being at the right place at the right time If you had to choose another vocation, what would it be? Sitcom writer, or talk show host