Socorro is the CEO and sole owner of Toro Construction Corp, a self-performing MBE/DBE/FBE general and carpentry contractor.
As the Chief Executive Officer Socorro’s responsibilities include developing new business markets, implementing high-level strategies, managing the overall operations and resources of the company with final say in all corporate decisions. As the President it is imperative that she lead by example by exercising the five critical components of safety leadership, including field presence, effective communication, feedback, accountability and disciplinary action. Ownership understands that it is critical in keeping EMR rates, OSHA recordable and zero incident philosophy.
Socorro studied construction management at Westwood College. She completed her classes with a 4.0GPA. Previously, Socorro studied legal assistance and business management and has 20 years’ experience in that field.
Through the course of her career, she has attended countless Professional Development seminars and conventions.
Toro Construction Corp. was a finalist for the 2019 EY Midwest Entrepreneur of the Year Award and Socorro is a proud member of the 2019 EY North America Winning Women class. Socorro Vazquez is also a board member at the IHCC (Illinois Hispanic Chamber of Commerce)Additionally, Socorro is an active member of the following trade organizations