Stanton West joined Lerch Bates in 2018 as a New Design Consultant bringing 37 years of industry experience in sales, marketing and management. Through his involvement in numerous large-scale and complex projects throughout Florida and the Caribbean, he brings invaluable experience to clients projects. From 1995 – 1999, he was based in Atlanta as Regional Sales Manager and had responsibilities over all lines of business and administrative staff for several southeast branches including Atlanta. In 2000, Stanton returned to Florida to lead New Equipment sales and marketing throughout the state. During the past 18 years, the South Florida area has seen an expansive condominium building boom which has allowed Stanton to gain invaluable experience through his extensive work on these projects. He is familiar with many of the unique issues surrounding condominium developments where units run in the several million dollar range and the buildings may be 50+ stories. His knowledge of the vertical transportation industry is wide ranging and will provide architects, contractors, and owners with a high level of confidence as he assists in the design of their projects. Stanton is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Real Estate and Urban Land Studies from the College of Business/BSBA, holds a Residential Contractor’s license and has completed LEED Green Associate requirements.