Nick Kretchmer General Manager Upper Midwest

Nick Kretchmer

General Manager - Upper Midwest


About Nick

Nick Kretchmer is the Upper Midwest, General Manager. In this role, Nick is responsible for the operations leadership and oversight in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin.


Nick received his Bachelors in Science for Marketing from Northern Illinois University with a minor in communications.  He began his Vertical Transportation career with KONE in 2001 and held several positions during his tenure, from Sales Representative, promoted to Sales Manager, to Branch Manager of Milwaukee, and then became the General Manager of Chicago in 2018.  He has proven his ability to increase revenue while in Milwaukee and successfully executed profit and loss responsibilities in a demanding service business in Chicago.  Nick received the Sandler Bronze Certification (Sales Training) and a certification from IMD Business School in Switzerland.

Office Location

Chicago, IL