Daniel J. Figola — PE
Daniel currently serves as the director of Product Development for Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc (ADS). Dan is an accomplished engineer with over 20 years of experience in land development and stormwater management. During his tenor at ADS, Dan has been a leader within the sustainability space. Currently, he also serves as the Building and Construction Subcommittee chair for the ASTM E-60 Committee on Sustainability.
Dan graduated from Ohio University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in Ohio and Illinois and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Additionally, he has professional accreditations in the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure Envision program and is a certified Rainwater Catchment System Designer with the American Rainwater Catchments Systems Association. Dan previously served as the president of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers and remains active in multiple industry organizations.
Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe and ancillary products, providing a comprehensive suite of water management products and superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and infrastructure marketplace. ADS’ innovative pipes, fittings, basins and other products are used across a broad range of end markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. Founded in 1966, ADS operates a global network of approximately 60 manufacturing plants and over 30 distribution centers. Advanced Drainage Systems is one of the Top 5 plastics recyclers in North America and converts over 500 million pounds of single and short-term use plastics into storm water management products with a service life of 50-100 years.