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Robert Buckley

Robert has over 33 years of experience in the elevator industry.  He began his career as a helper in Boston, MA.   After gaining hands-on skills and industry knowledge, Robert transitioned into supervision and general management.  He held numerous executive level positions during his career and has been an effective change agent.  He has led elevator company acquisition teams, post-acquisition integrations and process change.  His efforts consistently resulted in both operational and P&L improvement.  He holds a B.S. Business Management from Emmanuel College, and an Executive MBA from Purdue University.

Robert is an effective and engaged communicator.  His combination of industry knowledge coupled with his formal education and executive level experience is quite unusual in the industry.  His skills and experience allow him to provide his clients with highly effective if not exceptional service.    Robert has traveled extensively during his industry career and has developed and sustained strong industry relationships in Boston, Chicago, Washington DC and New York City where he currently resides.   

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE: 30+ YEARS

2015 – 2018  Executive Vice President, Michael Blades & Associates, Ltd

2012 – 2015  President/Owner, Vertical Professional Solutions, LLC & Lift-Tech LTD, Greater NY

2007 – 2012  Regional General Manager, Otis Elevator Company, Greater NY

2005 – 2007  General Manager, ACM Elevator Services, Chicago, IL

2002 – 2005  President, Unitec Elevator Services, New York, NY

2002 – 2002  Sr. V. P. of Operations, Unitec Elevator Services, New York, NY

2001 – 2002  Vice President/Service Manager, Delta Beckwith Elevator (an North American Elevator Services Company), Boston, MA

2000 – 2001  Service Operations Manager, Delta Beckwith Elevator (an North American Elevator Services Company), Boston, MA

1998 – 2000  Modernization Superintendent, Delta Beckwith Elevator (an North American Elevator Services Company), Boston, MA

1987 – 1998  Maintenance Mechanic, Delta Beckwith Elevator (an North American Elevator Services Company), Boston, MA

EDUCATION:

Purdue University – Master in Business Administration (MBA)

Emmanuel College – Bachelor of Science Business Management

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND REGISTRATIONS:

License, Elevator Mechanic – National Elevator Industry Educational Program (NEIEP)

CONTACT:

robert.buckley@bbcelevator.com

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Mark Belcher

Mark has more than 35 years of experience in the elevator industry. He has held executive level positions through much of his career. His combination of education and technical experience is rare within the elevator industry.  Mark has been a leader in the development of both systems and practices to improve the operational efficiency of elevator companies with significant direct experience in: elevator construction and modernization project management; industrial elevator systems and applications; business development; and, contract negotiations.  He holds a B.A. in Industrial Technology from the University of Maryland and an Executive MBA from the George Washington University.

Mark is an effective communicator and an engaged manager. He effectively utilizes his industry experience coupled with a pragmatic management style to satisfy his clients’ requirements. His project management experience allows him to identify and address process and or performance risks early in a projects’ lifecycle enabling optimal schedule performance and superior end product quality.

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE: 35 YEARS

2013 – 2018  Executive Vice President, Michael Blades & Associates, Ltd

2004 – 2012  General Manager, Otis Elevator Company, South Carolina & Southern Georgia

1997 – 2003  President – Delta Elevator Service Corporation (an Otis Elevator Company), Boston, MA

1992 – 1996  General Manager – Elco Elevator Company (an Otis Elevator Company), Washington, DC

1989 – 1991  Modernization Superintendent – Otis Elevator Company, Washington, DC

1987 – 1988  Repair Superintendent – Otis Elevator Company, Washington, DC

1983 – 1986, Supervisor and Manager – Elevator Technician/Adjustor – Otis Elevator Company, Baltimore, MD

EDUCATION:

The George Washington University – Masters of Business Administration (Executive Program)

The University of Maryland at College Park – Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology

Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia – Executive Management

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND REGISTRATIONS:

License, Elevator Mechanic – International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC)

Member, American Society of Industrial Engineers (ASIE)

CONTACT:

mark.belcher@bbcelevator.com

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