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Rudy has been in the industry since 1983 and has been a part of founding and selling 3 different independent elevator companies in the Philadelphia area. In addition to his work with independents including Digital Elevator, FairWay, and most recently Wyatt Elevator, he also worked as the CFO for Cemco Lift reporting to Otis Elevator. He has consistently demonstrated start-up and turnaround skills in the independent elevator industry.

He is now “slightly retired” but has not completely hung up his spreadsheets. He assists Lift with various projects where he adds value through his extensive expertise in accounting, finance, and systems used to optimize the operations of elevator service companies. In the past, he has consulted for some of the most highly respected U.S. independent elevator companies and successfully brokered the 2010 sale of Virginia Elevator to KONE Elevator.

Rudy has been an active member of NAEC since 1993 and is also a 1974 graduate of the Temple University Fox School of Business with a BBA degree majoring in Accounting.