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July 27, 2022

Dion Cooper

Mr. Cooper joined VDA in 2020 as Senior Associate/New Construction Services – Midwest Region for development of new and existing clients and projects. Responsibilities include design development, coordination for new … Continue reading “Dion Cooper”

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July 20, 2022

Steve Robertson

Mr. Robertson’s responsibilities with vda® include the evaluation, design, specification preparation, bid coordination, and complete  management of new, modernized, and existing projects.  He provides extensive expertise in the pre-engineered and … Continue reading “Steve Robertson”

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May 4, 2022

Jeff Sena

Jeff Sena joined the VDA San Francisco branch in 2022. Mr. Sena leverages his engineering degree and many years of industry-specific experience in his current consulting role developing vertical transportation … Continue reading “Jeff Sena”

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April 21, 2022

Tim Warren

Mr. Warren joined the VDA Minneapolis, MN branch office location in April of 2020. Hired as an Associate, his main responsibilities include the evaluation, design, specification preparation, bid coordination and … Continue reading “Tim Warren”

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March 25, 2022

Todd King

Mr. King joined vda® Minneapolis, MN branch office in October of 2021. Hired as an Associate, his main responsibilities include the evaluation, design, specification preparation, bid coordination, and complete project … Continue reading “Todd King”

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June 16, 2020

Kevin Telga

Mr. Telga joined VDA in 2019 as an Associate responsible for providing our new and existing clients with maintenance evaluations and contract negotiations, due diligence evaluations, modernization project management, specification … Continue reading “Kevin Telga”

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June 16, 2020

Mark Braun

Mr. Braun provides consulting services including equipment and maintenance quality control evaluations, writes equipment and maintenance specifications for new and existing vertical transportation equipment, and provides services during the construction … Continue reading “Mark Braun”

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May 19, 2020

Dana Rice

Dana Rice possesses a strong technical background that supports all phases of vertical transportation consulting for VDA’s existing clients, including project management, equipment evaluation, specification preparation, and coordination of final … Continue reading “Dana Rice”

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May 19, 2020

Robert M. Castellano

Mr. Castellano facilitates VDA sales and services, to include preparation of elevator modernization and/or maintenance specifications, contractor bid reviews, contractor bid interviews, witness test services and customer quality control.

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May 19, 2020

Robert Cuzzi

Mr. Cuzzi joined VDA in 1998 as Operations Manager, responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations of the field engineering staff, providing various types of vertical transportation consulting services, preparation of proposals and pricing for equipment evaluations, quality control evaluations, modernization of existing equipment, and performance of traffic studies and analyses. He also has served as project executive on select projects such as 1 World Trade Center, Madison Square Garden, Carnegie Hall, Plaza Hotel, Gap Inc. (over 100 projects worldwide), among many others.

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May 18, 2020

Richard S. Sayah

Mr. Sayah began his career in 1999 when he was hired out of college, and joined the Engineering Department of VDA. In the years that followed, Mr. Sayah would prove to be one of the more important aspects of VDA’s focus on New Construction work. Gaining the respect of his peers and clients alike, Mr. Sayah would eventually be named Vice President in 2009, and again in 2020 when he was promoted to Senior Vice President.

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May 18, 2020

Noel R. Herchell

Mr. Herchell has over 30 years of experience in various aspects of the elevator industry including consulting, engineering, manufacturing certification inspection, sales and management.

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May 18, 2020

Thomas Nelson

Mr. Nelson is responsible for vertical transportation design, development and coordination in both new and existing structures, including preparation of elevator systems’ traffic analyses and design recommendations; construction drawings, specifications and construction period services.

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May 18, 2020

James E. Peterlin

Mr. Peterlin has 30 years of professional experience in the design of elevator and escalator systems for new construction projects, new equipment in existing buildings, and the modernization of vertical transportation equipment.

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