Jacob Erwin joined Lerch Bates in 2015 after 10 years in elevator sales and management in the Dallas and Denver markets for thyssenkrupp and Fujitec elevator respectively. A client-focused perspective with strong problem solving skills enables Jacob to provide guidance to both the Architectural Design and Existing Building communities. An avowed believer in teamwork to overcome obstacles, Jacob excels in collaboration both internally to deliver truly effective elevatoring solutions and externally to seamlessly fit within Ownership and Design Team processes working toward a successfully delivered project. A life-long learner, Jacob has demonstrated continued commitment to stay on the cutting edge of the ever-evolving world of vertical transportation. Bachelors and Masters Degrees earned at the University of Oregon and numerous elevator specific product and skill-based trainings provide the basis of his educational background.