M.S. ‘05 Civil Engineering
Andres Torres works as a
Business Director for the
Global Utility Division at
Valmont Industries. He
is responsible for sales,
project management, and
engineering of tubular steel
structures that are used to
support transmission lines,
highway lighting, and traffic
lights for customers in Latin
America and the Caribbean.
Torres was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. He
is a licensed Professional Civil Engineer in Nebraska.
He is actively involved with the American Society of
Civil Engineers and has held different roles, including
president of the Nebraska Section and co-chair of
the Younger Members Group. Torres also served
as a council member for the Greater Omaha Young
Professionals (2013-16) and is one of the founders of
the Valmont Professional Network.
Torres received the Greater Omaha 40 under 40
Award in 2012, was one of the recipients of the Early
Achiever Award by the Nebraska Alumni Association
in 2016, and was honored as one of the Ten
Outstanding Young Omahans in 2016.