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.
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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.