Frank W. Watson Advocate – Daniel Odion

Daniel Odion, Lead Engineer at Ascension Construction Solutions

Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and a Master’s in Engineering from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Daniel has a specialized focus on Sustainable Infrastructure Materials.

Over his 14-year career, Daniel has contributed to engineering projects in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Africa. His versatile engineering background has afforded him roles in both public and private sectors, encompassing everything from engineering design to construction management. His extensive construction know-how has been invaluable in addressing construction risks through cost-effective and time-saving solutions. Daniel is known for employing best practices to excel in demanding environments, all while leading project teams to successful completions.

Currently stationed in Columbus, Ohio, Daniel holds the position of Lead Engineer for Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) at Ascension Construction Solutions. Notably, Daniel has also generously lent his expertise as an instructor at the OBDC Construction Academy, earning a reputation as a dedicated and exceptional teacher.

Outside the professional sphere, Daniel is committed to mentoring youths, volunteering in charitable organizations, and advancing his knowledge through professional reading. For leisure, he enjoys playing soccer, watching movies, and cooking.