Cindy was born in 1958 in Deming, NM. & lived in Phoenix, AZ at the age of 12 moved to Las Cruces, NM and later met her husband of 41 years Sammy Torres. Cindy graduated from Mayfield High School in 1976. She is on the Advisory Board for First American Bank now serving her 4th year on the board.
Cindy has been a member of The Las Cruces Home Builders since 1983 and has served on the Executive Board as Vice President on two different terms & 9 different years on the board of directors. She received the Presidential award, the associate’s award & committee chair awards. She is also a member of The Las Cruces Chamber of Commerce & the Hispano Chamber. She loves being a part of the community & is active on several committees & loves helping & & making things happen for our community & our industry. She has worked with and served on boards for nonprofit organizations benefiting different organizations.
In 1983, Cindy & her husband Sammy started Torres Welding, Inc. and are currently celebrating their 34th year of business. She feels very fortunate to be in business in this community & loves working with their customers & helping them create & fabricate what they can imagine! They are known for their iron work of entrada doors, gates, stair cases, spiral staircases, the ornate part of our welding. They also erect metal buildings and general fabrication, which makes her company more diversified. One of the projects she is most proud of is the fabrication of the St. Genevieve’s monument that they donated to the City of Las Cruces & then replicated an additional smaller version to the actual church at St. Genevieve’s & was also donated to the church. She feels very proud to be able to work side by side with her husband who is the only partner she will ever have.
In 2002 Cindy & Her husband Sammy opened Picacho West Mini & RV Storage which considers it to be a great asset to her & her husband. She loves both of her business’s & is truly blessed & fortunate to have experienced both business’s & is very proud of them!
In 1981 Sammy & Cindy became the proud parents of their Sons Steven now 36, he has graduated from NMSU with a Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is pursuing his career as an Engineer at NASA; White Sands Test Facility. In 1986 Anthony was born now 31, he has his Doctorates in Structural Engineering from UNM & is pursuing his career at Texas State University where he is a professor of engineering and does research & teaches at San Marcos, Texas as Dr. Anthony Torres!
The best part of being in this industry & community is doing business with people that know us for what we do best & that’s quality & excellence!
Cindy Torres, Vice President
Torres Welding, Inc.
Picacho West Mini & RV Storage