Paul Petricca started Torque Consulting after nearly 40 years in sales, marketing, and client relationship roles in the real estate and high tech industries. He had no choice but to venture out on his own to reach a wider audience to evangelize others who seek long-term, mutually beneficial, trust-based relationships in their professional and personal lives.
Paul's engaging and highly interactive teaching style has been well received by the professionals in all industries who have attended his workshops and seminars. He has also led several highly successful workshops for BOMA Chapters.
Before starting Torque Consulting, Paul spent 29 years with Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), a global real estate company. At JLL, he held several high level management, leasing, and national client relationship positions. Paul also developed and taught a variety of training classes for JLL in the areas of property management, project marketing, leasing, and client relationship management. Prior to JLL, Paul spent ten years in the computer and telecommunications industries.
Paul also is an adjunct faculty member in the undergraduate business program at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois and the MBA program at Loyola University Chicago.
He received a BS degree with a concentration in marketing from Illinois State University and an MBA degree with a concentration in finance from Loyola University Chicago.
Paul enjoys several hobbies including teaching hitting to baseball and softball players, writing his hitting blog, and riding his bicycle across the great state of Iowa each summer. He is an avid fan of the World Champion Chicago Cubs and enjoys attending games with family and friends. He has been married to his wife Tammy for over 35 years and has three children; Elaine, Sam and Rick.