Des Moines

Des Moines

VDA established the Des Moines, IA office in 2019 to provide elevator consulting services and a local staff to assist the firm’s growing client base in the western U.S. The office provides full design and engineering services for new and modernized building transportation equipment and Maintenance Quality Control Evaluations of existing equipment.

The office is headed by Mike Wallace. He has over 16 years in the elevator industry. He began his career in the field offices in sales, supervision, and management positions with some of the largest and most well-known manufacturers in the country.

Partner with key leaders to create the marketing plan for VDA. Build relationship nationally with branch offices to provide modern resources for growth in their market. Impact leaders and individuals with new training assets and digital delivery methods.

His responsibilities at VDA include local area management, performance of all phases of Elevator Consulting/Design Services, Quality Control Evaluations, and Maintenance Monitoring. He also serves as project manager on modernization contracts, writes equipment and maintenance specifications for new and existing vertical transportation equipment, and provides construction administration services.

Mr. Wallace has developed an expertise in existing installations and modernization projects during his time with VDA.


110 N. Ankeny Blvd., Suite 200
Ankeny, IA 50021
Phone: 515-705-0087

Michael Wallace

Director of Marketing