Amanda Comunale is Director of Virtual Design and Construction at Victaulic, a manufacturer of mechanical pipe joining and fire protection systems. Amanda leads the teams responsible for software and content development, estimating, BIM and training, and drives the development of new offerings that enhance service to Victaulic customers throughout the project life cycle. Amanda’s specialties include fire protection, fabrication, logistics, distribution management, operations management and MEP piping. Prior to joining Victaulic, Amanda was Vice President of Operations/Services with S.A. Comunale, a leading mechanical, fire protection and HVAC services company based in Akron, Ohio. She is a member of the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) as well as the American Supply Association's Women in Industry Division. She also serves as Vice Chair of the Stephen A. Comunale, Jr. Family Cancer Foundation and as a board member of the Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation. Amanda holds a BA from Union College, an MBA from Case Western Reserve University and a certificate in Lean Six Sigma from Villanova University. She is also a graduate of Leadership Akron.