Torie is a creative soul, catalyst of conversation, and collaboration consultant. At Faster Glass, Torie’s passions for mindful design, engaging collaboration, and continuous learning are leveraged to ignite future thinking in a client’s organization.
Before joining the Faster Glass team, Torie honed her project management, research, and strategy skills at The Innovation Studio at the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health. In her role as Project Manager and Innovation Lead at the Studio, Torie and her team were the first to apply design thinking using a Hollywood studio model. They created scalable and sustainable business models based on ground-breaking public health research at the University.
In her previous life, Torie ignited her interest in creativity and entrepreneurialism as a patent and trademark lawyer where she helped clients bring their products to market. She transitioned to innovation and design when she discovered her love for working with entrepreneurs. In the entrepreneurial ecosystem, Torie devoted her professional life to guiding passionate people to their fullest potential and the most efficient use of their valuable resources.
In addition to collaborating with the team at Faster Glass, Torie blends her knowledge in design thinking with her experience as a lawyer to manage the logistics of raising three young children with her husband. She is also a world traveler and practicing foodie with an ever-growing list of restaurants she would love to try in her adoptive city of Charlotte.