David Filiatreau graduated from the University of Kentucky in December of 2009 with a BS in Civil Engineering. In January 2010, he began working for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in the Lexington section office. In this setting, Filiatreau was responsible for the management of roadway construction and maintenance projects. In December of 2010, he moved 20 miles east to the Winchester section office where he worked on various construction and maintenance projects, including two sections of the US 68 widening in Bourbon County, Kentucky. In May of 2014, Filiatreau left the Cabinet to begin working for Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government in the Division of Traffic Engineering. This work included signal retiming, crash analysis, congestion mitigation projects and pedestrian safety improvements. In July of 2016, he was promoted to Signal Systems Manager for LFUCG overseeing maintenance and operations of over 400 signalized intersections and a fiber network of more than 90 miles.