Years in Industry: 42
Education: BA University of California, Santa Barbara; MBA University of Phoenix, main campus Phoenix/Tempe, Arizona
Mr. McNeill has over 42 years of experience in the elevator industry. He has held positions in sales, supervision, and management within OTIS and KONE elevator companies. He spent the last 5 years with KONE as Director of Code and Products, Americas and was the Regional Manager of Modernization for the OTIS Western Region.
He currently serves on the state of Oregon electrical and elevator board, previously chaired the state of Washington elevator safety advisory committee, and is a licensed certified elevator inspector.
In 2021, Mr. McNeill joined VDA as an associate working in the Pacific Northwest bringing expertise in all phases of elevator consulting/design services, equipment evaluations, and inspections.
He provides equipment and maintenance equipment evaluations, writes equipment and maintenance specifications for new and existing vertical transportation equipment, and furnishes construction administrations services.
Mr. McNeill developed an expertise in new and existing installations, code compliance, and modernization during his tenure at OTIS and KONE. He has been involved in over 500 modernizations including the TransAmerica building in San Francisco and SeaTac airport escalator modernizations.