Charlie Geist, Regional Manager, began working for Lerch Bates in 2013. He is currently working in the Lerch Bates Chicago, Illinois office. In his role with Lerch Bates, Mr. Geist is tasked with providing vertical transportation consulting services for maintenance management, modernization, analysis and design. Mr. Geist is responsible for vertical transportation system studies, design, contract documents, construction services, modernization services, due diligence studies and maintenance evaluations.
Prior to his employment with Lerch Bates, Charlie worked for Kone Elevator in Chicago Illinois, as a senior sales consultant. Prior to Kone he had worked for various independent companies in the Chicago- area providing sales and operations support. He has worked in the Chicago elevator construction market for over a decade with a diverse background in new construction, modernization, maintenance and service disciplines. Mr. Geist has a Bachelor’s Degree from Lewis University in Aviation Maintenance Management and an Associate’s Degree from Moraine Valley in Non-Destructive testing.