VDA established the Dallas, Texas office in 2016 to provide a local staff to assist the firm’s growing client base in the South U.S. The office provides full design and engineering services for new and modernized building transportation equipment and Maintenance Equipment Evaluations of existing equipment.

Bruce Barbre has enjoyed a long career in the elevator trade, beginning as a construction apprentice at Otis Elevator in 1981. He went on to work for Fujitec America as a construction mechanic and Westinghouse Elevator Company as a service mechanic. Eventually, Bruce moved into service adjuster and sales roles with vertical transportation and the Elevator Service Professionals.

He served as the sales and service manager at General Elevator and a regional manager at Dover Elevator Company. Bruce started his consulting career with a competitor, where he spent four years prior to starting Barbre Consulting, Inc (BCI) in 2001.


3838 Oak Lawn Avenue, Suite 1000
Dallas, TX 75219
Phone: 214-329-4474

Bruce Barbre

Vice President, Texas