Heath Hayes Area Vice President Central

Heath Hayes

Vice President Central Area


About Heath

Heath Hayes is the area leader of the Central Region for Lerch Bates participating in the conceptual planning, design, construction administration, audits, surveys, inspections, new construction and modernisation projects for vertical transportation systems (elevators, escalators, moving walkways, freight lifts, platforms, dumb-waiters, etc.). His responsibilities include overseeing profit and loss, project organization, scheduling, coordination, deliverables, billing and collections. In addition, managing assigned projects to assure completion for multiple deadlines, and milestones are provided on time, in a professional manner, while meeting constantly changing priorities. Heath has over 13-years’ experience in Vertical Transportation consulting. Prior to joining Lerch Bates, Heath worked for ThyssenKrupp Elevator as Modernization Representative and Account Manager in Westerville, Ohio, and H2 Home Improvements as the Owner/Operator in West Jefferson, Ohio.

Areas of Expertise

  • Perform all aspects of client projects for which assigned which include but are not limited to Site and equipment surveys, elevator maintenance audits, Maintenance management services, Inspection of equipment, controllers, machine rooms, pits, shafts, etc., Modernization of existing equipment/facilities to include analysis and specifications and New building analysis and design services (SD, DD, CD, CA, etc.)
  • Monitor and control projects resources and provide direction of LB personnel to ensure projects are completed on schedule, meet quality standards, and are within budget. Meet or exceed financial goals set by management.

Related Experience

  • OSU Medical Center Doan Hall
  • ProMedica Healthcare Systems- Toledo, OH
  • OSU Northwest Parking Garage
  • Port Columbus International Airport- Columbus, OH
  • OSU Kottman Hall
  • BGSU- Multiple Projects, Bowling Green, OH
  • OSU Dreese, Math, Hitchcock, Scott
  • American Electric Power- Escalator Modernization
  • OSU Bradley Hall
  • Franklin County Call of Justice
  • OSU East Tower 1, 2, 3, 10 & 11
  • Nationwide Insurance Plaza I & IV
  • OSU Elevator Repair and Replacement Ph 1 & 2
  • Atrium One- Cincinnati, OH
  • Churchill Downs- Louisville, KY
  • Vern Riffe Center- Columbus, OH
  • Columbus Municipal Court- Columbus, OH
  • University of Pittsburgh, Cathedral of Learning
  • DTE- Multiple Locations, Michigan
  • Hilton Cleveland Convention Center- Cleveland, OH
  • Youngstown State University, Multiple Projects


Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Franklin University, Specialization in Business with a minor in Accounting.

Office Location

Columbus, OH

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