Danny McGrail


Community Sector Science & Technology Practice Director | Associate
Danny is known for his ambition and work ethic. He began his career as a mechanical engineer focused on higher education and science and technology projects. An advocate for quality with a keen eye for detail, Danny takes the time to fully understand how the end users will interact with their space and then develops the engineering systems to meet their current and future needs.

As our community sector science and technology practice director, Danny uses his passion towards innovative environments, experience in master planning, and lab planning to develop the framework for scientific discovery and innovative research. Over the last few years, Danny managed Henderson’s largest lab projects overseeing staffing, budget, quality, production, and client service all while sitting on the Kansas City Executive Board of the International Institute of Sustainable Labs and maintaining an active membership with ASHRAE.


  • Bachelor of Engineering

    Kansas State University

Thought Leadership

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    Takeaways and Insights from the 2023 Lab Design Conference

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    Implementing Innovative Ideas

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    Clearing the Air: The Future of Healthy Schools

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    UV Disinfection: An Engineering Perspective

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    Reducing the Risk of COVID-19 Infection Through Building Design