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.

EXECUTIVE

M-Smith

M. Wade Smith

Chairman of the Board
Robert Cuzzi

Robert Cuzzi

Chief Executive Officer/President

SENIOR LEADERSHIP

Eduardo Rivera

Operations Manager
James E. Peterlin

James E. Peterlin

Senior Vice President – Business Development & National Sales
Mike Balsamo

Michael Balsamo

Senior Vice President - Business Development & NYC Sales
Mike Loeffler

Michael Loeffler

Senior Vice President/General Manager
Michael G. Muñoz

Michael Muñoz

Senior Vice President
Richard S. Sayah

Richard S. Sayah

Senior Vice President
Robert M. Castellano

Robert M. Castellano

Vice President

SENIOR RESOURCES

David Hannaford

Chief Financial Officer
George L. Gagle

George L. Gagle

Vice President – Safety Code & Processes

Jason Lerner

Vice President Human Resources
John O'Sullivan

John O’Sullivan

Vice President – Business Development
Nick Nikolai

Nick Nikolai

Account Executive - Business Development

Pete Long

Vice President - Business Development
Troy Adams

Troy Adams

Chief Information Officer

MANAGEMENT

Brian Pacheco

Brian Pacheco

Area Manager - Boston
Bruce Barbre

Bruce Barbre

Vice President, Texas
officer

Dana Rice

Area Manager - Minneapolis
Janice Clavet

Janice Clavet

Manager, New Construction - Southern California

Jeremiah Potter

Area Manager, Modernization and Service - Los Angeles

Jimmy Dean

Area Manager - Northern New Jersey
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

Ronald Welts

Area Manager - San Francisco
Tim Donahue

Tim Donahue

Area Manager - Washington, DC

KEY ACCOUNTS MANAGEMENT

Joe Leist

Joe Leist

Vice President Key Accounts
Joe-Neto

Joe Neto

Vice President Key Accounts
Kevin Cunningham

Kevin Cunningham

Vice President Key Accounts
Mark Prevot

Mark Prevot

Vice President Key Accounts
R. Dane Carollo

R. Dane Carollo

Vice President Key Accounts
Tom Corsale

Tom Corsale

Vice President Key Accounts