leadership

VDA’s professional staff comprises of 183, led by 2 working Principals, 3 Senior Vice Presidents, 14 Vice Presidents, 12 Area Managers, and a team consisting of 89 consultants and 15 field/design engineers. They are supported by 48 Administrative, Accounting, and Marketing personnel. This team earns across-the-board industry recognition for elevator experience garnered from more than 30 companies.

The professional staff members possess local licensing and/or BOCA and/or QEI certification to conduct nationwide elevator inspections and hold membership in a variety of professional organizations including the International Association of Elevator Consultants (IAEC) formely NAVTP, the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities, National Association of Elevator Contractors, The Elevator Conference of NY, the Elevator and Escalator Safety Foundation, and the Building Owners and Managers Association International.

LEADERSHIP

M-Smith

M. Wade Smith

Chief Executive Officer
Robert Cuzzi

Robert Cuzzi

President

MANAGEMENT

Brian Pacheco

Brian Pacheco

Area Manager - Boston
officer

Dana Rice

Area Manager - Minneapolis
Janice Clavet

Janice Clavet

Area Manager - Los Angeles

Jeremiah Potter

Area Manager - Los Angeles
Ken Donner

Ken Donner

Area Manager - Atlanta

Kevin Egli

Area Manager - Seattle
Kyle Reinert

Kyle Reinert

Area Manager - Indianapolis
Paul Parios

Paul Parios

Area Manager - Florida
Robert Bry

Robert Bry

Area Manager - Philadelphia
Ron Welts

Ronald Welts

Area Manager - San Francisco
Tim Donahue

Tim Donahue

Area Manager - Washington, DC

SENIOR RESOURCES

George L. Gagle

George L. Gagle

Vice President – Safety Code Process Improvement
James E. Peterlin

James E. Peterlin

Senior Vice President – Business Development
Joe Leist

Joe Leist

Vice President Portfolio Accounts

John Frondi

Vice President
John O'Sullivan

John O’Sullivan

Vice President – Marketing & Business Development
Kevin Cunningham

Kevin Cunningham

Vice President Portfolio Accounts
Mark Prevot

Mark Prevot

Vice President Portfolio Accounts
Mike Balsamo

Michael Balsamo

Vice President
Michael D. Farris

Michael D. Farris

Vice President – New Construction West Coast
Michael G. Muñoz

Michael Muñoz

Senior Vice President
Mike Loeffler

Mike Loeffler

Senior Vice President/General Manager
Nick Nikolai

Nick Nikolai

Account Executive - Regional Accounts
Noel R. Herchell, CEI

Noel R. Herchell

Vice President – New Construction East Coast
Richard S. Sayah

Richard S. Sayah

Senior Vice President
Robert M. Castellano

Robert M. Castellano

Vice President

Shawn Johnson

Senior Manager - Forensics & Consulting
Tom Corsale

Tom Corsale

Vice President Portfolio Accounts

CORPORATE RESOURCES

Brian Moran

Brian Moran

Associate

Mike Wallace

Michael Wallace

Director of Marketing

Bill Thomas

Associate

Dan Hunter

Associate
Garry Legregni

Garry Legregni

Senior Associate - New York
Gary Engelman

Gary Engelman

Associate

Jim Koch

Inspector
Kevin Telga

Kevin Telga

Associate

Kyle Leist

Senior Associate
Mark Braun

Mark Braun

Senior Associate

Michael Nolan

Senior Associate
Moaad Aljahmani AIA Continuing Education Provider

Moaad Aljahmani

Director of Sales
R. Dane Carollo

R. Dane Carollo

Project Executive

Rob McNeill

Associate
Scott Collins

Scott Collins

Senior Associate
Thomas Nelson

Thomas Nelson

Senior Associate
Thomas R. Grad

Thomas R. Grad

Project Manager Executive - Minneapolis