Tom Torti

Commentator

Tom Torti is the President of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce.  Previously, he served in senior cabinet positions within state government. He began his career in human services.

He serves as Chair of The Committee on Temporary Shelter and is a member of the Vermont Cancer Center Advisory Board; BTV Ignite Burlington City Artes Foundation and; the Vermont Downtown Board.

Tom received his Bachelor’s Degree from St. Michael’s College and his Master’s Degree from UVM.

Torti: The Need To Listen

Mar 11, 2019
VCWA staff

Last month I attended a meeting that could have been ruined by the type of finger pointing and adolescent truculence that characterizes most of our political debate and diplomacy these days. But remarkably, what transpired should serve as the model for civil discourse between people holding opposing world views.