Michael Blades possesses more than 30 years of experience in the vertical and horizontal transportation industries. For the past 25 years he has specialized in vertical transportation consulting exclusively. He spent 17 years with another international consulting firm before starting Michael Blades & Associates in 2005. The majority of Mike’s consulting focus has been based in the United States, but he has also consulted on commercial, retail, industrial, residential, health care, gaming, and hospitality projects throughout the world.
Mike has been directly involved in over 11,000 elevator and escalator projects. His consulting experience and knowledge of elevators and escalators is unmatched in the industry.