Don Blackwood



About Don

Don Blackwood, Consultant, began working for Lerch Bates in 2015. He is currently working in the Lerch Bates Dallas office providing vertical transportation analysis and evaluation. Previously, Don Blackwood spent 42 years working for Otis Elevator in Operations and Operations Management throughout Texas and New Mexico.

Areas of Expertise

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


  • C.E.I. Certified Elevator Inspector,
    NAESA – National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities

Office Location

Dallas, TX