Jen Swies Project Manager

Jen Swies

Project Manager


About Jen Swies

Jennifer Swies joined the Lerch Bates Chicago team as Project Manager in the Elevator Consulting group in July 2021. Her prior experience includes selling New Equipment for KONE Elevator, managing 400+ accounts for ThyssenKrupp Elevator in Maintenance and Repair and Project Managing and selling Modernization for Schindler Elevator in the Chicagoland market. She also spent 9 years working in Sales in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Jennifer graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration/Marketing. She became a certified CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) in 2020.

Areas of Expertise

  • Vertical Transportation System Studies
  • Design, Contract Documents, and Construction Services for the Vertical Transportation Equipment
  • Vertical Transportation Modernization Consulting Services
  • Vertical Transportation Maintenance Evaluations
  • Due Diligence Studies
  • General Office Management

Related Experience

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic- Chicago, IL
  • Drake Hotel- Chicago, IL
  • CTA- Greater Chicago Area, IL
  • Guaranteed Rate Field- Chicago, IL
  • Metra, Various Stations
  • Merchandise Mart- Chicago, IL
  • University of Chicago- Chicago, IL
  • Prudential- Chicago, IL
  • 353 N. Clark- Chicago, IL
  • 500 W. Monroe- Chicago, IL
  • UIUC, Multiple Projects- Champaign, IL


  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Concentration in Marketing
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign-Urbana, IL

Office Location

Chicago, IL