Paul Schmid

Regional Managing Director


About Paul

Paul Schmid, Regional Managing Director, is currently working in the Lerch Bates Nashville office providing oversight for horizontal and vertical transportation design, analysis, and project management for new installations, modernisation, and maintenance management. Previously, Paul Schmid worked in the elevator industry for over 15 years in multiple roles as a Field Technician, Service and Modernization Adjuster, Branch Manager, and General Manager for a regional independent elevator contractor.

Project Responsibilities

  • Support and Training of the local Consultants
  • Vertical Transportation System Studies
  • Modernization and New Design, Contract Documents, and Construction Services for the Vertical Transportation Equipment
  • Vertical Transportation Maintenance Evaluations
  • Conduct Due Diligence Studies

Related Experience

  • NHC City Center Elevator Modernization, Murfreesboro, TN
  • Vanderbilt University Library Elevator Mod, Nashville, TN
  • 200 Athens Way Elevator Modernization, Nashville, TN
  • The Medical Arts Building Elevator Mod, Knoxville, TN
  • 4200 Charlotte Ave Acquisition Surveys, Nashville, TN
  • 4488 Carothers Parkway, Maintenance Audits, Franklin, TN
  • St Vincent East Elevator Modernization, Birmingham, AL
  • St Thomas Rutherford Hospital, Maintenance Audits, Murfreesboro, TN
  • Hilton Knoxville Elevator Modernization, Knoxville, TN
  • Bank of America Plaza, Equipment Survey, Tampa, FL
  • Embassy Suites Nashville Airport, Elevator Mod, Nashville, TN
  • Vanderbilt University McGugin Center, New ADA Lift Installation, Nashville, TN
  • St Thomas Midtown, Elevator Mod, Nashville, TN


  • State of Georgia, Licensed Elevator Mechanic
  • NAEC – Certified Elevator Mechanic
  • State of Kentucky, Licensed Elevator Mechanic


Clover Park Technical College, Tacoma, WA, Airframe and Powerplant License

1997 National Association of Elevator Contractors, Certified Elevator Mechanic

Office Location

Nashville, TN

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