MICHELE TORRES graduated from West Virginia University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and was Commissioned as a Second Lieutentant in the US Army as a Medical Service Corps officer. She served 9 years as a Health Facility Planner working in Germany for the Europe Regional Medical Command, Fort Campbell on the LaPointe Health/Dental Clinic and Falls Church, VA at the US Army Health Facility Planning Agency (USAHFPA). At USAHFPA she assisted with the implementation of the Project Integration Division and earned her certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP.) She received the USAHFPA Commanders Award in 2001.
In 2003, Michele founded HFS Company and moved to San Antonio, TX to provide services to the Assistant Chief of Staff - Facilities, US Army Medical Command. While there, she refined the U.S. Army Medical Facility Investment Strategies to support balanced scorecard initiatives and assist programming requirements for capital investments as part of the Major Repair and Renewal Program (Operations and Maintenance projects over $300K) in support of the Army Medical Departments (AMEDD) $1.4B inventory. She developed a management system to program Major Repair and Renewal Projects by implementing policies and procedures that are paramount in the prioritization and programming of capital investment requirements of Regional and Major Subordinate Medical Commands and medical facilities throughout the Army Medical Command.
In 2011, she earned her Master of Science in Construction Management from Arizona State University. She was also awarded the Woman Entrepreneur of the Year in 2011 by the San Antonio Business Journal. Within 10 years, Michele has taken HFS into 19 states and The District of Columbia. HFS has been awarded over 10 prime contracts with federal agencies, receiving exceptional customer performance ratings. Michele is the sole owner of HFS and is responsible for the development of government and commercial clientele; preparation of estimates for consultation services; employee management and supervision; and daily operations of a small Service Disabled Veteran and Woman Owned business.
Master of Science, Construction Management - Arizona State
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering - West Virginia University
Project Management Professional