VDA established the Chicago office in 1998 to provide expanded services for VDA’s clients in Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin.  Headed by Senior Vice President, James E. Peterlin, the office provides full design and engineering services for new and modernized building transportation equipment and Maintenance Quality Control Evaluations of existing equipment. VDA Elevator Consulting Chicago has the experienced staff necessary to handle your City of Chicago Elevator Code questions and needed services.

James Peterlin has 30 years of managerial leadership, professional experience in elevator and escalator design, modernization of vertical transportation equipment, and maintenance service fulfillment.

Mr. Peterlin responsibilities at VDA include sales growth and new business development at a company level as well as local area management, performance of all phases of Elevator Consulting/Design Services, Quality Control Evaluations, and Maintenance Monitoring. He also writes equipment and maintenance specifications for new and existing vertical transportation equipment and provides construction administration services.. Additionally, he is responsible for supporting and developing business and sales team alignment within the organization.



600 E. Diehl Road, Suite 140
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: 331-888-3063

James E. Peterlin

Senior Vice President – Business Development & National Sales

Kevin Cunningham

Vice President Key Accounts

Jeffrey Peterson

Senior Associate/New Construction Services - Midwest

Jose Perez

Senior Associate

Jeff Hart

Operations Manager

Carl Talley