Strategy & Engagement
Business Development Associate
Sandra Torres is the Membership Engagement Associate for MxD. In this role Sandra is responsible for developing strong relationships with partners, inclusive of individual key connections and stakeholders. She also drives meaningful engagement by making key connections between the organization and other partners, in addition to serving as the liaison to cross-functional internal teams to ensure a positive experience for partners. Prior to joining MxD in October 2018, she worked +7 years in sales and business development within Biotech, Life Sciences, and Healthcare industries. In this capacity, she drove positive revenue growth for her territories, built strategic global and regional partnerships with key accounts for long-term growth and projects, negotiated contracts and budgets, and collaborated with internal teams for successful messaging and communications of services and products.
She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Grinnell College in 2011, is of Latin American descent, and is fluent in Spanish (a freelance technical translator!). In her professional and personal endeavors, she’s traveled extensively, hitting 31 countries and 30 USA states… and counting! If she’s not traveling, she enjoys spending time with her family and dog, hiking and biking trails all over forest preserves and national parks, and exploring the entertainment options in the city and burbs with friends in search of new food spots, comedy shows, plays, galleries, and museums.