Torrie Taj


Torrie Taj
Knowledge Specialist
Nonprofit Management Institute

Torrie is a passionate and dedicated professional with more than 28 years in nonprofit leadership and philanthropy. Driven by meaningful work, she has dedicated her professional life to bettering the community through strategic partnerships and connecting resources to those in need. As CEO of Child Crisis Arizona (CCA), she provides support and leadership to talented staff to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect, creating strong families and safe kids.

Torrie started her career in the nonprofit sector as a volunteer in 1991 and worked her way up, overseeing a variety of human-service programs before heading to lead CCA in 2015. She encourages all her staff to give back through volunteer work in the community. Leading by example, Torrie enthusiastically serves on the Board of Association of Fundraising Professionals, is a current volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters, and teaches at ASU, her alma mater . . . Go Devils!

Torrie holds two certificates from the ASU Lodestar Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Innovation for the Nonprofit Executive Leadership and a Nonprofit Management Certificate.  

For fun, Torrie loves spending time with her three children, enjoys gardening, and loves, loves, loves to travel! 

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