Jason P. Torres is the Chief Operating Officer and Partner of Mansa Capital is a member of the firm’s Management Board and its Investment Committee. Torres oversees the firm’s day-to-day operations including (i) sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities against the firm’s investment strategy, (ii) leading due diligence for potential investments, (iii) establishing the initial valuation of investment opportunities, (iv) developing a growth strategy and (v) working closely with management to execute on the value creation plan. Mansa is a health care private equity investment firm specializing in growing companies in the health care services and technology sectors. The firm focuses on companies that are preparing for expansion, acquisition, privatization or IPO. Torres joined Mansa in 2008 drawing on his experience in structured finance and investment banking to devise and lead the firm’s sourcing, valuation, and due diligence processes. In addition, Torres, representing Mansa, serves on the boards of two privately held portfolio investments.
Torres has always remained philanthropically active in the community. He is a long-time volunteer and committed donor to the Hispanic Federation, an umbrella organization that provides grants to non-profit health and human service agencies which support the needs of the Latino community. He also is an active mentor and donor with Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO), an organization which offers mentorship and college preparatory programs for underserved high school students of color and participated in the Investment Banking Program in 1997. Torres serves as a member of the Board of Directors at Comunilife, an organization that provides culturally competent health and human services and a continuum of affordable and supportive housing to New Yorkers with special needs in the Hispanic and broader communities. He also participates as a member of the Board of Directors at Acacia Network, a community based organization that provides the full spectrum of services in the areas of health, housing and economic development.
Torres graduated magna cum laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in Finance and Information Systems. He received an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. He is fluent in Spanish and an avid golfer.