David Nickelson is a technical team leader in the building solutions division at REHAU’s North American headquarters in Leesburg, Virginia. Nickelson joined REHAU in 2006 as an applications engineer. His current responsibilities include product development, codes and certifications, industry standardization work and PEX production support. Prior to REHAU, Nickelson worked as a product development engineer for a manufacturer of residential fire sprinkler systems. He received a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Pensacola Christian College in 2000. Nickelson was selected by his peers for the 2017 member of the year award in the Plastics Pipe Institute’s Building and Construction Division.