AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe Distribution Territory Manager Tony McLain received the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Volunteer Award from the University of Alabama College of Engineering and Capstone Engineering Society (CES). This award is given to an individual who provides excellent volunteer assistance to the College of Engineering.
McLain has served on the Capstone Engineering Society Board of Directors since 2004. He was selected chair of the board of directors for 2015-2016. McLain currently serves as chair of the CES Golf Tournament Committee, a position he also held in 2011 and 2013. While chair in 2013, he led the tournament in raising more than $40,000 for scholarships, a new record. He also mentors two students through the College’s Mentor UPP: Undergraduate Professional Partnering program. McLain is a former member of the board of directors for the Oklahoma Municipal Contractors Association, and he previously served on various committees with the Georgia Utility Contractors Association. He also currently serves on the membership committee of the Carolinas Association of General Contractors, as well as the North Carolina Utility Contractors Association.
McLain graduated from the University of Alabama in 1994 with his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He joined AMERICAN in 1995 and became distribution territory manager of the Atlanta District Sales Office in 2000. His sales territories include North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.