Our Leadership Team

"Created to Make A Difference."

Stanford Torvik, P.E. began TOP Engineers Plus in the spring of 2018 with a vision and goal of creating a Communications Engineering firm that provided the latest technology to empower clients in the Communications and Electric Utilities industries to meet the ever-evolving demands with strength and independence while maintaining respect and honor among clients and employees. Stanford's belief that everyone is "created to make a difference" motivated him to create an organization that provided an avenue for employees to live lives that make a difference as well as empower organizations in the Communications and Electric Utilities industries to create a difference in the lives of the members they serve. 


As TOP Engineers Plus has expanded, Stanford and his leadership team have brought on individuals who add to TOP's extensive experience and expertise. This brings a compelling portfolio of service capability and organizational maturity. The team assembled is not only one of extensive experience but one of impeccable character. The manner in which we deliver services to our clients is every bit as important as the service itself. 

Stanford D. Torvik, P.E.

President and Owner

Stanford Torvik is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry skilled in Fiber Optic technology, Strategic Planning, Team Building, Microwave Engineering and Telecommunications. As a Professional Engineer with over 38 years of experience spanning from entry level engineering; to executive level responsibility for technical strategic direction for a $1B+ engineering firm; to launching TOP Engineers Plus to offer a full spectrum of engineering services in the telecommunications industry.

By creating TOP Engineer Plus, Stanford actualized the vision to create a unique connection between Technology, Operations and People.  Stan leads the charge and empowers the organization to provide the latest technology that can be integrated seamlessly into critical infrastructure operations while maintaining a respectful and honorable relationship with people.   

Stan leads the TOP Engineers Plus strategic and advisory team and contributes his expertise in 

developing and implementing the vision of TOP Engineers Plus. 

Robert Sengele

Director, Outside Plant Design

Robert Sengele is an extensively experienced technical expert in the planning and design of telecommunications systems, fiber optic networks, and microwave systems. He has demonstrated leadership in the management and supervision of resources from field technicians as well as system designers preparing outside plant engineering work prints for aerial and buried or underground fiber optic installations, conduit design, joint trench applications and long-range planning projects. Robert provides quality control/quality assurance oversite to ensure compliance to scope, standards and functionality requirements.

Robert is a member of the TOP Engineers Plus strategic and advisory team and contributes his expertise in planning and designing as well as operational management. Robert is involved in all technical areas to bring telecommunications projects from concept, through implementation, design, installation and documentation. He offers continuity and oversight providing a quality, robust design package to meet the needs of the client. 

Diane Sommo


Diane Sommo is a diverse and accomplished project manager with a strong foundation in accounting along with the understanding and appreciation of the intricacies of a project. She is detail oriented with the ability to manage numerous projects, in different phases, while keeping the overall program moving forward. Diane possesses good business sense, strong communication skills and proven problem-solving capabilities. 

Diane is a member of the TOP Engineers Plus strategic and advisory team and contributes her expertise in finance and accounting, human resources, contract management and project management. She provides oversight to the efficient operation of the organization as a whole. 

Sherry Marchand, P.E.

Director, Business Development

Sherry Marchand is an experienced professional dedicated to developing and supporting a multi-dimensional team that is ready, willing and able to take on the most complex infrastructure improvement projects and programs. With a background in Electric Utility project management, Sherry effectively leads diverse teams through successful design, implementation and completion of complex infrastructure improvement projects. 

Sherry is a member of the TOP Engineers Plus strategic and advisory team and contributes her expertise in project management, business development, design and operations. She provides oversight to the development and implementation of business development strategies to meet the needs of a rapidly growing and ever-evolving industry. Sherry ensures that TOP Engineers provides solutions that are in alignment with the unique needs of the industry.