Dan Vandergriff, CFPS

Executive Vice President, Operations
Telgian Engineering & Consulting

Dan Vandergriff joined Telgian in 2007 and has a diverse background in government and private sector code enforcement, as well as engineering management experience spanning 25+ years. He currently serves as Executive Vice President, Operations of Telgian Engineering & Consulting.

Vandergriff is an industry-recognized and respected professional who routinely lectures and authors for industry periodicals. He specializes in consulting services to large commercial, storage, industrial and manufacturing clients, as well as code compliance and interpretation for large retail uses; aircraft maintenance hangars, storage warehouses, and high hazard high piled stock facilities. In addition, Vandergriff provides management expertise to the team of professional engineers, consultants and engineering technicians who execute work for Telgian Engineering & Consulting.

He also plays an integral role in industry codes and standards development by serving as a member on NFPA 22, Standard for Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection and NFPA 1037, Standard on Fire Marshall Professional Qualifications.

Vandergriff is a Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), Fire Officer III, ICC- Fire Plans Examiner, IFSAC/ICC- Fire Inspector III and is NICET II Certified for Fire Sprinkler Layout and Design.

He earned an Associate of Science degree in Fire Science at the Community College of the Air Force and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Wayland Baptist University.