Travis Torrence serves as the Global Litigation Bankruptcy & Credit Team Lead for Shell Oil Company and manages a team handling bankruptcy and credit legal issues for all of Shell’s business units in the U.S. and Canada. Torrence has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in the area of bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights by Texas Super Lawyers, and was a 2016 Houston Business Journal “40 Under 40” honoree and a finalist in the publication’s Best Corporate Counsel Awards. He was recently appointed to serve on the Board of Directors for the Texas Access to Justice Foundation, a non-profit that provides grant funding for civil legal aid in Texas.
Travis and I discuss his college experience and the mentor that encouraged him to reach higher than he thought possible, the time he met Maya Angelou and the words he carried with him from that meeting, and the lessons he carried from his experiences into his current leadership role.
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