Andrea joined Lerch Bates Inc. in July 2015 in the New England office providing vertical transportation analysis and design services and project management. Andrea has been in the elevator industry since 1979, beginning with Otis in service and new construction in Detroit, Syracuse and Boston and as Branch Manager in Providence RI. She has also worked with ThyssenKrupp and KONE Inc. in service and modernization. Andrea has a bachelor’s degree from SUNY Buffalo. She is currently on the Board of the Massachusetts Elevator Safety Association. Since joining Lerch Bates, Andrea has worked on projects such as the MBTA, Massport Authority, Northpoint, General Electric, and Harvard.