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Elevator Consultant and Safety Engineer Expert Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Expert Specialties



Safety Engineering

Elevator Safety and Repair

Vertical Transportation Maintenance

Professional Certifications

Licensed Elevator Inspector, Illinois

Certified Elevator Inspector by National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities

LWG Expert Advantage

Over 40 years of experience in consultation, failure analysis, inspection, and repair of elevators.
26 years of experience as a Certified Elevator Inspector.



B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Northwestern University

National Elevator Industry Educational Program – Elevator Mechanic by Examination May, 1978

National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities School – Elevator Inspector by Examination July, 1987


Professional Profile

Electrical Engineer providing failure analysis and inspection of elevator damage for insurance claims and businesses. His knowledge of elevator installation and elevator and escalator safety codes is extensive. He has served in many positions on the National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities. He has also been an instructor for the National Elevator Industry Educational Program.


Representative Project List

  • Investigation, failure analysis and consultation for several structural engineering firms.
  • Evaluation of earthquake resistance structures, affects of earthquakes to existing structures including thermal and shrinkage effects.


Professional Affiliations

National Association of Elevator Contractors
National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities
Chicago Elevator Association
Elevator/Escalator Safety Foundation
International Assocation of Elevator Consultants
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
International Code Council
National Assocation of Amusement Ride Safety Officials
Construction Specification Institute
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers
National Society of Professional Engineers
Western Society of Engineers
American Society of Safety Engineers
National Fire Protection Association
National Forensic Center
Building Owners and Managers Association
Apartment Building Owners and Managers Association
National Elevator Industry

RL:  JDo2012413

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Fire Protection
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Asia Pacific
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