David Borchers

Senior Project Manager


About David

David Borchers is Sr. Project Manager for the Ohio Region of Lerch Bates. With over 4 years’ experience in the Vertical Transportation Industry, he serves as valuable point of contact for those associated with ongoing projects. Tracking client issues and seeking resolve, he helps solve an array of issues utilizing his engineering background and critical-thinking skills—proving valuable to Lerch Bates and their associates. Prior to joining Lerch Bates, David worked as a Project Manager and Design Engineer for a Civil Engineering firm in Columbus, Ohio, bringing 13+ years of Engineering experience, including 3+years of Project Management in and around Roadway Design and Construction.

David is an appointed leader, always seeking to be challenged and thrives on seeing the progression of a project through completion. His proven ability demonstrates strong communication skills and the ability to establish rapport with clients and coworkers. Above all, he takes personal accountability and initiative in getting the job done.

His role involves participation in many of the Ohio Region projects from Requests for Proposals, to Final Review, including: Data-Analysis, Specifications, Attending/Hosting meetings, Maintenance Audits, Drawing Examination, Invoice Review, and Performance Evaluations, among many others.

Areas of Expertise

  • Vertical Transportation System Studies
  • Design, Contract Documents, and Construction Services for Vertical Transportation Equipment
  • Vertical Transportation Maintenance Evaluations
  • Due Diligence Studies
  • Maintenance Management
  • Serving as liaison between Consultant and Client, responding timely to client request and inquiries, facilitating the client’s expectations and needs, assisting with resolving challenges relating to vertical transportation as an advocate for the client.



  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering: Structures
  • Columbus State Community College, Columbus, OH, Associate of Arts and Sciences, Architecture

Office Location

Columbus, OH