Rosanna Torres

Director, DC Office

Rosanna Torres is the Director of the Center for a New Economy’s office in Washington
DC. Rosanna joined CNE after ten years of public service in several roles within the
federal government.
Prior to this role, she served as Legislative Director for a senior member of Congress,
Rep. Nydia M. Velázquez, a role she assumed after having worked as a professional staff
member in the House Small Business Committee. Rosanna also served as a Policy Advisor at
the U.S. Department of the Treasury, where she worked closely on the federal government’s
response to Puerto Rico’s fiscal and economic crisis. She has experience at the U.S.
Office of Management and Budget where she gained insight into the budget and
appropriation process for multiple federal government agencies. Her first role in
government was with the U.S. Census Bureau, where she also participated in detail
programs with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Performance Improvement
Council.
Rosanna holds a master’s degree in International Commerce and Public Policy from
George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree in Business Statistics from the University of
Puerto Rico.