Bob joined Lerch Bates in 2000, bringing 32 years of experience in elevator consulting, inspection and engineering. He was Arizona Regional Manager prior to returning to Ohio. He holds an Associates degree from Akron University and additional education at United Electronics Institute and Philip Crosby-Quality College. Bob’s career began with Haughton Elevator in Cleveland, and has worked for other elevator firms in Ohio and Arizona. Bob has worked extensively with clients on new construction, modernization, maintenance audits and maintenance agreements. Projects include work at universities, hospitals, hotels and government buildings, including the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, Ohio State University, and the City of Phoenix Civic Center, among many others.