Anita L Torres

Anita L Torres M.S., CPLP Detailed Bio


Training and Coaching Consultant
Phone: 352-455-4869 



• Consulting and Coaching Practice – Certified Professional in Learning and Performance, Certified Conversational Intelligence© Coach & Emotional Intelligence  Coach, Designing and Developing Affinity Selling Curriculum, Designing and Developing Virtual Selling and Management Development Programs, Business Development, and  Project Management

• In addition to consulting for Jolicoeur & Associates, Anita is Founder and President, of Passion Powered Consulting, LLC providing professional coaching, learning, and organizational development services including but not limited to business and performance analysis, instructional design, curriculum development, executive coaching, and virtual and live facilitation with a specialty in leadership, management development, and conversational and emotional intelligence.

• Senior Technical Training Consultant and Lead Training Specialist at Liberty Mutual responsible for managing the design, development and delivery of sales and service training for licensed insurance sales and service representatives.

• Learning Technologies and Resources Manager at First Data Corporation responsible managing and leading a staff of 16 to design, develop, and deliver enterprise-wide learning and performance initiatives ranging from customer service and sales to project management, Six Sigma programs, and frontline leadership development.



Anita Torres began her career with Citibank International and has been involved with a variety of financial, insurance and business services organizations with business development, project management, learning and workplace performance consulting until establishing her independent consulting practice.  Her accomplishments include;

• Establishing an infrastructure for virtual learning community using client-specific learning management systems

• Designing and developing an Affinity Selling curriculum as a blended-learning program with online self-study guides, learning labs, supervisor coaching session

• Facilitating virtual selling and management development programs for LIMRA member-based clients

• Developing a signature program for leadership success that follows her Passion Powered Formula: Passionate Leaders + Powerful Communication + Productive Team = Profitable Results



Bachelor of Arts, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY

Masters of Science in Instructional Systems, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Certified Professional in Learning and Performance, Association for Talent Development

Certified Conversational Intelligence© Coach by Benchmark Communications and WBECS

Associate Certified Coach by the International Coach Federation

Certified Associate in Emotional Intelligence Coaching and Assessments at Six Seconds EQ Organization

Certified Facilitator for Enlightened Alliances, LLC, LIMRA, Achieve Global, and Richardson, Inc.