supporting growth in leaders and organizations

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martha torrance
462 ledge rd., seekonk, ma, 02771
(508) 336-9559

professional skills

            • strategic planning                                                   • process redesign

            • organization assessment                                      • executive coaching

            • team development and communication             • meeting/retreat facilitation                                                

professional work experience

organization development consultant

  • martha torrance consulting, seekonk, ma
  • garnet consulting, reading, ma
  • gc consulting, meriden, nh

independent and contract consulting focused on strategic planning, leadership development, team skills and communications training. coach management teams plus design and facilitate retreats and trainings with groups of managers. clients have included school boards, districts, and collaboratives, city and state agencies, progreso latino, head start, boston greenspace alliance, jp morgan, citigroup, general electric, columbia university and babson college executive programs, lafarge.

1988- 2001
practice director/consultant        

  • boston management consortium, boston, ma

design and delivery of management skills trainings, retreat and meeting facilitation, strategic planning.   consulting to city department heads, and development of public-private partnership and learning transfer component.   practice director for bmc's work with the boston public schools, focusing on implementation of education reform plan.   projects included hr reinvention, budget development process, superintendent's leadership team and school committee support, cross-agency initiatives.

psychiatric social worker/senior crisis clinician

  • west-ros-park mental health center, roslindale, ma
  • therapist for crisis and long-term clients.   supervisory role.

special education teacher

  • the gifford school, weston, ma

high school history and english teacher, developed outdoor program.


boston college, chestnut hill, ma, may 1985
top 10% of class.   award winning consulting team.

boston college, chestnut hill, ma, may 1985

yale university, new haven, ct, may 1977

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