Lerch Bates Major Markets Update: Management Moves, Expanded Offices and Major Growth
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 20, 2022--
Lerch Bates, a rapidly growing AEC consulting firm headquartered in Englewood, Colo., announced its continued expansion and evolution today with impactful changes and additions to its business operations across the nation. In New York City, Andrew Yawger, a 13-year vertical transportation industry veteran, was named Area Vice President. In Chicago, Nick Kretchmer was named General Manager of the Upper Midwest. In the west, Ken Dietz, Vice President, led expansion of Lerch Bates’s existing presence in Las Vegas and Los Angeles with a newly-opened operations center and a expanded multidisciplinary technical consultant office, respectively.
“Everywhere you look at Lerch Bates, you see growth,” said Eric Rupe, president of Lerch Bates. “We’re adding technical expertise, expanding geographical coverage, acquiring new businesses and delivering on our promise to our clients: Lerch Bates is your trusted technical consultant for complex multidisciplinary building projects, anywhere in the world.”
Lerch Bates, an employee-owned organization via an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), grew revenue organically by 15-plus precent in 2022 and increased its staff in consulting, engineering, business development, leadership and support with more than 60 new hires and counting with multidisciplinary openings across the nation, including at the new operations center in Las Vegas and consultant office in Los Angeles. To see open positions at Lerch Bates, go to LerchBates.com/careers.
“We’re on a trajectory that requires significant expansion to our operational bandwidth,” said Rupe. “We’re adding leadership and offices in response to recent growth and in anticipation of our bold 10-year strategic plan.”
The 75-year-old consultancy acquired three companies in recent years, expanding its seasoned vertical transportation and logistics expertise to broaden into a multidisciplinary approach that now includes enclosures, structures, facades, property loss, expert witness, pedestrian circulation, building operations management solutions, infrastructure, transit and much more.
“We streamline the number of consultants at the project table with comprehensive multidisciplinary expertise under one entity: Lerch Bates,” Rupe said.
To read more about Andrew Yawger, Area Vice President of New York City, click here. To read more about Nick Kretchmer, General Manager of the Upper Midwest, click here. To learn more about the Las Vegas or Los Angeles office openings, click here. To view our newsroom, including information about recent acquisitions, click here.
About Lerch Bates, Inc.
Lerch Bates, headquartered in Denver, Colo., is a global technical consulting services firm with locations throughout North America, Europe, Asia, South America, the Middle East and India. For 75 years Lerch Bates has advised architects, developers, building investors, owners and managers on the design, sustainability and continuous use of a wide spectrum of building systems for any size or type of building. For more information, visit www.lerchbates.com.
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