Liz De La Torre

Director of First Impressions


Liz attended San Francisco State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, taking particular interest in education and society. Liz has also more recently completed an Executive Certificate in Human Resources Management from Cal State University East Bay.


As a young adult, Liz had the opportunity to intern as an after-school program assistant at San Francisco City Academy, a K-12 school for Tenderloin youth. Fresh out of college, Liz joined the management team for Trader Joe’s Company, serving as an assistant manager for many years. She received training and gained extensive experience with leadership, human resources, and business management skills. Liz is overjoyed to be the Director of First Impressions for Fusion Academy Walnut Creek, having been a math and science teacher at this campus for several years.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Loves the outdoors, gardening, camping
  • Cooking, baking, and canning are my jam!
  • Would love to run a pottery studio