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Based in Michigan, Frank Torre is an entrepreneur with a history of successfully building and growing companies.
Currently, Frank Torre serves as CEO of Signal Restoration Services, a full-service disaster restoration contractor based in Troy, Michigan. Since its founding in 1972, Signal Restoration Services has specialized in property loss mitigation both in the state of Michigan and nationally.
In 1992, Frank Torre established Torre & Bruglio, Inc. and grew it into one of the largest landscape and horticultural services contractors in the Midwest servicing more than 1000 business accounts.
In 2000 Torre & Bruglio expanded into the golf course management business providing maintenance to golf
courses ranging from 18 holes to 36 holes PGA Tournament courses as well as clubhouse hospitality and event management services. Frank Torre sold the landscape and horticultural services business to Brickman Group in 2008 who continue to follow Frank Torre’s philosophy of commitment to a culture of excellence for all clients.
Outside of his career, Frank Torre remains very active in the community. Frank Torre serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, which is part of the Detroit Medical Center as well as serving on the Executive Board of the Tenet Healthcare Corporation, located in Dallas, Texas, which owns DMC.
Pictured to the right, Frank Torre and TV personality Rhonda Walker, present the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan’s Heroes Award to one of the patients.
Frank Torre is Chairman of Boys Hope and Girls Hope of Detroit, an academic scholarship program for underprivileged youth in the metro Detroit area, and supports its various philanthropic endeavors and activities.
The 21st Annual Golf Classic to support the Boys Hope and Girls Hope of Detroit was held the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Frank Torre has been responsible for raising over $2.5 million at this annual event.
Frank Torre, in collaboration with Roger Penske, owner of Team Penske and the Penske Automotive Group (PAG), maintains a major role in the annual Detroit Grand Prix races, a professional auto racing event which is held on Detroit’s Belle Isle that brings together public and private communities and international attendance.
( Frank Torre with Roger Penske above at the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix)
(Frank Torre with Race Car Driver Helio Castroneves at the Detroit Grand Prix.)
As one of our nation’s premier providers of physical medicine and rehabilitation, the Detroit Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM) has been helping people rebuild their lives after a serious injury or illness for more than 60 years. At a recent event, DMC Heals, Mathew Sanford spoke with Frank Torre about the role rehabilitation and physical medicine played in his life.
As the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, part of the Detroit Medical Center, Frank Torre took a personal interest in Mathew’s story.
Mathew Sanford has recently published a book about how he was paralyzed from the chest down after a pivotal event which set Matt on a lifelong journey following which he emerges with an entirely new view of being a “whole” person. The book, titled Waking, delivers a powerful message about the endurance of the human spirit and of the body that houses it.
In 2010, the DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan named Frank Torre as the Chairman of the Detroit Medical Center’s Board of Directors, for DMC’s Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM).
Frank Torre succeeded Frank D. Stella who has served on RIM’s board for over 10 years. Previously the president and CEO of Torre & Bruglio, Inc., a Michigan based company, Frank Torre currently serves as CEO of Signal Restoration Services, and joined RIM’s board in 2001 as the Chairman of RIM’s Fund Development Committee.
At the event, Frank Torre toured the DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan’s facilities with Matthew Sanford who shared his experiences and demonstrated the benefits of yoga to disabled and non-disabled students at DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan.
When asked about the event at a later interview, Mathew Sanford stated that Frank Torre’s passion and energy where contagious and he believes that with Frank Torre’s guidance, the DMC will continue RIM’s legacy of cutting-edge treatment techniques complemented by innovative research and personalized medical care.