Eric Rupe President

Eric Rupe



About Eric

Eric Rupe, president, provides oversight and P&L responsibility for all global operations of Lerch Bates Inc. and its various subsidiaries. Located in Lerch Bates’ Denver, Colorado headquarters, his oversight includes all International LB locations including the United Kingdom, India, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Mr. Rupe has 29 years of experience in the vertical transportation industry and provides vertical transportation analysis and design services as needed for clients and other Lerch Bates consultants. Prior to joining Lerch Bates, Eric worked for KONE as sales manager, MRL product manager, traction elevator product manager and marketing director for the Americas in Chicago Ill.; Cleveland, Ohio and KONE’s North American Headquarters in Moline, Ill.

Areas of Expertise

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

Related Experience

  • 10, 30 and 50 Hudson Yards – NYC, NY, USA
  • Willis Tower (Redevelopment) – Chicago, IL, USA
  • Eye of Spring Trade Center – Kunming, Yunnan, China
  • Mashreq Bank Headquarters – Dubai, UAE


University of Iowa
Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing & Finance

London Business School
Management Certificate

Office Location

Global Support Center