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Fred Torrisi

Board Member

Fred currently serves as Director and has been affiliated with YAS Foundation since its inception. He has been instrumental in transforming the conceptual philanthropic vision of Rouzbeh and Pam Yassini-Fard into a highly functional and efficient operating foundation.

Fred has a passion for education and nurturing the next generation of aspiring entrepreneurs, artists, teachers, future business leaders and philanthropists.

Fred is the retired principal of Melanson Heath CPAs and LaPointe, Torrisi and Stanley CPA PC. He served in leadership positions in the firms and helped transform their strategic visions into leadership positions in their respective fields.

Fred is a CPA with a Masters Degree in Taxation from Bentley University. He has extensive business experience across the broad spectrum of industries from consulting venture-based startups, venture capital firms and their partners, diverse commercial enterprises, family foundations and Not for Profit entities. He serves as a treasurer and trustee for several commercial and venture-based entities.

Fred is a MA licensed CPA and a member of the Massachusetts Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs. He is a graduate of the College for Financial planning and a former member of The AICPA Tax division.