Bryan Wheeler

Director – Existing Buildings West Area


About Bryan

Bryan Wheeler, Director of Existing Buildings, began working for Lerch Bates in 2021 and is currently leading our existing buildings business in the Western US. In this role he provides vertical transportation insight and advice to our clients throughout the West. He also collaborates closely with our consultants on all sizes of projects. Before joining Lerch Bates, Bryan spent over 23 years working on the elevator contractor side of the vertical transportation

industry. There Bryan spent time in all aspects of the business from Service, Modernization and New Installation Sales to Operations Leadership, Sales Manager, and other Branch and Region leadership roles. Most recently he was a Region President for one of the major elevator and escalator manufacturer and global service provider.

Areas of Expertise

  • Vertical Transportation Modernization Evaluations
  • Vertical Transportation Maintenance Evaluations
  • Due Diligence Studies
  • Capital Planning
  • Design, Contract Documents, and Construction Services for Vertical Transportation Equipment


  • University of Phoenix Bachelor’s Degree, Business Administration / Marketing
  • European School of Management and Technology, Certificate – Leading High Performing Business

Office Location

Los Angeles, CA