Brother Torrence was initiated into Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in the fall of 2007 via the Zeta Beta Lambda Chapter of Sacramento California.

Born and raised in Southern California, Brother Torrence was awarded an athletic scholarship to attend San Jose State University where he was an NCAA All-American in Track & Field.  Bro. Torrence would later transfer to the University of San Francisco to obtain his Bachelors Degree in Information Systems Management and would later earn his Project Management Certification from Sacramento State University.

In additional to serving as chapter president of Zeta Beta Lambda, Brother Torrence has also served in the capacities of Chapter Director of Membership, Area Director of the Sacramento and Central Valley Areas and Chief Dean of the Initial Membership Development Process for the Central Valley Area.

Brother Torrence started his career in Computer Science at Hewlett-Packard where he was employed for 19 years.  He later continued his career as IT Director for Thunder Valley Resort Casino in Northern California, and now works for the State Legislative Data Center. As a key contributor to the technical support infrastructure for the Legislative Data Center, Brother Torrence performs critical business analyses for system enhancements and conducts Oracle E-Business Suite support. Furthermore, he is a primary support resource for the California State Assembly Human Resource’s Payroll and Finance Departments.

Brother Virgil Torrence has been married to his wife Angle for 28 years and they have two adult children whom are the joy of their lives – Brianna & Nicholas Torrence.