VDA established the Detroit, Michigan office in 2016, providing local resources to assist the firm’s growing client base in Detroit and the surrounding Metropolitan area. Our Detroit office now serves the entire state including Northern Ohio and the Upper Peninsula.

The office provides full design and engineering services for new and modernized vertical transportation equipment, Maintenance Equipment Evaluations/Maintenance Management of existing equipment, Equipment Evaluations and Due Diligence for acquisitions, Maintenance Specifications, RFP’s, and general consulting to assist clients with all areas of vertical transportation.

The office is led by Brian Moran. A native to Detroit, he joined VDA in 2016 as an Associate with over 33 years of experience in the elevator industry and a diverse background in installation, service, maintenance, project management, and general management.

His responsibilities at VDA include local area management of all phases of vertical transportation consulting including maintenance management, system analysis, project management, new installation, modernization, evaluations, maintenance specifications, due diligence, and equipment evaluations of existing equipment.


1420 Washington Boulevard, Suite 301
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 313-725-4500

Pete Long

Vice President - Business Development

Brian Moran


Dion Cooper

Senior Associate - New Construction Services Midwest Region

Kyle Reinert

Area Manager - Indianapolis