Consulting Services is a holder of a Florida certificate of competency,
QEI certified, a member of the National Association of Elevator Safety
Authorities (NAESA), The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
and The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Strawn's primary
areas of operation include the Southeastern United States but their
Services are available nationwide. Please Contact Us for specifics on other state
certifications as well as liability insurance coverage.
Bill Strawn formed an association with Vertical Assessments Associates
in January 2001. Through this association, we are able to draw from a
greater level of industry experience, with six former State Elevator
Inspectors on staff.
Strawn along with Lee Rigby, President of Vertical Assessments, have
more than 40 years combined experience in the elevator industry in
Florida. Their elevator related training is very diverse and includes
construction, service, sales, project management, company ownership,
advanced electronics, high pressure welding, quality assurance,
hydraulic systems design/maintenance and plans review. Mr. Rigby and Mr.
Strawn are both past employees of the Florida Bureau of Elevator Safety
where both performed supervisory tasks.
Strawn, plans examiner and Mr. Rigby, engineer III were responsible for
the review of all installation drawings, formal code interpretations for
the state and the supervision of the other 21 inspector positions as
well as four contract agencies. Mr. Strawn and Mr. Rigby sit on state
and national elevator code writing committees.
Consulting staff are also skilled in:
and experience will be provided upon request. If you require more
information about our qualifications, please feel free to contact