Senior Consultant

Dr. Ramon S. Torrecilha, Ph.D.


Executive Coaching; Team and Leadership Development; Executive Evaluation; Organizational Change


Dr. Ramon Torrecilha served as the 20th president of Westfield State University. At Westfield State, Torrecilha enhanced the national standing and prominence of the institution by securing substantial funding in support of mission-driven, student-focused enhancements, and capital development. Prior to his presidency, Dr. Torrecilha held numerous administrative and academic positions at public and private institutions including California State University, Mills College, and Berkeley College. As a faculty member, executive vice president, and provost, Torrecilha has honed a leadership approach focused on team building, engagement, and effective partnerships. He has published in the areas of institutional transformation, educational attainment, and diversity.


  • AASCU Board of Directors
  • WASC Commissioner
  • Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts Board of Directors
  • Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts Trustee
  • Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
  • The Ford Foundation Consultant
  • The American Sociological Association Consultant
  • Alta Bates Summit Foundation Board of Delegates
  • Stanley Park Board of Directors


  • The Simon Benson Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, Portland State University
  • John H. Kolb Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Demography Award


Ph.D. Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MS. Portland State University
BA. Portland State University