William P. DeCelle
Years in Industry: 31
Education: A.S., Electrical Construction & Maintenance, Hudson Valley Community College; B.S., Management, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY
Mr. DeCelle’s responsibilities include all phases of Vertical Transportation Consulting for VDA’s existing clients, and for development of new business in Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey.
He provides equipment and maintenance quality control evaluations, writes equipment and maintenance specifications for new and existing vertical transportation equipment, and provides services during the construction administration phase. In addition, he serves as project manager on selected major contracts.
Prior to joining VDA, Mr. DeCelle joined Otis as a new equipment and services sales representative in Rochester, NY. He then transferred to Washington, DC, where he served as the Modernization Sales Manager.
He spent 5 years in CT as Manager of Modernization Control Systems, where he was responsible for estimating, specifying, procurement and manufacturing of modernization control systems, fixtures and open order products. He also served as National Marketing Manager at Otis’ headquarters, and was responsible for the development of and processes for Otis’ modernization business in North America.
In 2000, he relocated to the Philadelphia area as Modernization Sales Manager. There he developed and managed a $20 million portfolio of modernization activities, where he was responsible for project planning in Philadelphia, PA, and NJ, and managed a staff of 28.