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2011 Entrepreneur Lecture Series
Isaac Torres

Isaac Torres is the founder and president of Inercambio Express.  Established in 1999, Intercambio specializes in wiring funds for Hispanic foreign nationals to family and friends in Mexico and other Spanish speaking countries.  Intercambio Express’ main office is in Elkhart with locations in 17 states.  In 2008, Intercambio was recognized as one of “50 Indiana Companies to Watch.”

Torres is a native of Mexico City and came to Indiana to earn his M.B.A. from IU South Bend in 2000.  While working on the degree, he developed a marketing plan for money transfers.  With the encouragement of his professors, the plan was developed.  Today it is a multi-million dollar business.

He is a CPA and has an accounting degree form the National University of Mexico Prior to coming to the U.S., Torres worked as a controller and as a senior auditor.

Torres was the 2011 recipient of the IU South Bend School of Business & Economics Distinguished Alumni Award.  He is involved with the Hispanic Health Coalition of Elkhart County and La Casa of Goshen.