Carlos Torres was named executive vice president and human resources director at Broadway Bank where he has served as senior vice president and human resources manager since 2008. Torres has worked in the human resources arena for 23 years in various capacities, including talent acquisition, employee relations, compensation and benefits design, strategic management, and employee and leadership development.
“I am excited that Carlos has taken on this new leadership role with Broadway Bank. It is a great opportunity for him to lead us in the various strategic initiatives that strengthen our culture, recruit the best bankers and retain a workforce that is dedicated to the Broadway experience,” said Jim Goudge, Broadway Bank chairman and chief executive officer.
While at Broadway Bank, Torres has developed leadership competencies and programs to educate and develop leaders. He also has managed the bank’s recruitment program, creating a comprehensive compensation and job description review for the organization. He revised and implemented new human resources policies to support organizational strategies including the nicotine-free hiring policy. In addition, Torres spearheaded the development of the “Managing Employee Performance within the Broadway Culture” leadership class. His Wellness@Broadway Bank initiative gained the bank recognition as a local Fit-Friendly Company from the American Heart Association and from the Mayor’s Fitness Council as a healthy workplace, along with accolades from several other organizations.
“I am honored to assume the role of human resources director for Broadway Bank,” said Torres. “Our philosophy of employee first defines our commitment to a great place to work. I am humbled to be a part of such a great company which is committed to its employees, customers and the community,” he added.
A San Antonio native, Torres graduated from Central Catholic High School. He has a bachelor’s degree from St. Edward’s University in Austin. He is the 2014-2015 chairman of the American Diabetes Association Leadership Board, co-chairman for the 2014 KLRN Wine Festival and the 2013-2014 chairman of the “My Heart. My Life” committee for the American Heart Association, among others.
About Broadway Bank
Headquartered in San Antonio, Broadway Bank was founded in 1941. It has evolved from a small neighborhood bank into one of the largest independently owned banks in Texas. Today, Broadway Bank continues to function as a family-owned and operated financial institution. Broadway Bank offers a full- range of sophisticated financial services, including personal banking, private banking, military banking, business banking and wealth management. With more than $2.9 billion in total assets, the highly rated Bank operates 38 locations in San Antonio, Austin and the surrounding areas. Visit the Broadway Bank website at broadwaybank.com for more information.