Thomas J. McMahan, Business Development Representative for Chile, began working with Lerch Bates in 2017 with a focus on the new vertical transportation regulations being implemented in Chile. In this role, Mr. McMahan is responsible for vertical transportation system studies, design, contract documents and construction services for new equipment, modernization services, inspection services, maintenance evaluations and due diligence studies. Thomas began is his career in the elevator business with Miami Elevator Company in 1990 after graduating from Florida State University with a degree in Multinational Business. His most recent position was as the Regional Manager for Service Sales and Operations for ThyssenKrupp Elevator, where he was part of an Executive team that managed the overall business for 13 countries in Latin America. Mr. McMahan provides clear, insightful industry knowledge seeking to provide the highest quality, value, professionalism and complete customer satisfaction.