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Roberto Torres

Board President

Roberto is the co-Founder and Managing Partner of Black & Denim Apparel Company & Blind Tiger Coffee Roasters. He is an entrepreneur specializing in the areas of accounting, audit, operations, logistics and financial services segments. He brings his expertise in retail and operations, both as a consultant and an executive, to assist start-ups and early companies with strategic, operational and expansion plans.

Black & Denim is a Lifestyle brand rooted in the Americana, Music & Lifestyle. The Blind Tiger Coffee Roasters, was founded in November of 2014 in Ybor City, is a speakeasy inspired coffee roaster operation with multiple locations in the Tampa Bay area.  Over the last seventeen years, he has helped and advised numerous companies in the realm of retail, apparel, merchandising and technology. Roberto is a proud Seminole having earned a BS in Accounting and a BS in Finance from Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida.

His participation in the community includes:  Board President, Hispanic Services Council; and, Board Member of University of South Florida’s Latino Community Action Committee Presidential Advisory Committee, Tampa Bay Economic Development Council, Feeding Tampa Bay, Ybor City Development Corporation, City of Tampa’s Barrio Latino Commission

Roberto Torres
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