Todd Thorp, SE Email Form

Senior Principal

Todd grew up on a farm, and at a young age was groomed to take over the family business; however he had one early career goal, “not to be a farmer”. He discovered his passion for design and his aptitude for engineering, and he fostered that interest into becoming one of Buehler’s leading structural engineers. After starting at Buehler, he helped the firm grow from a small crop of engineers to the bustling company it is today. He has a knack for working on intricate projects with complex geometries such as hyperbolic paraboloid roof structures. His solid business sense combined with his analytical skills also make him a master developer of complicated integrated Excel spreadsheets to track a multitude of metrics.

Joined Buehler


Childhood dream job

Not a farmer

Biggest accomplishment

Working on the Frank Gehry/Stanley Tigerman designed Herman Miller facility in Rocklin & the Orfalea College of Business Building on campus at Cal Poly SLO

Dream vacation destination


Is known for

Always having Ghirardelli chocolate at his desk

Top of your playlist

Led Zeppelin & Frank Zappa