Lerch Bates, an international consulting firm for vertical transportation, façade access and materials management, announced Marc Langone has joined the company as project manager for its New England Region. Langone brings to Lerch Bates more than 10 years of valued experience in elevator service and modernization sales, supervision and project management.

Langone is assigned to Lerch Bates’ Boston office where he manages vertical transportation system studies, performs vertical maintenance evaluations and designs vertical transportation systems. He also oversees construction services for vertical transportation equipment and supports the firm’s design and construction services for façade access and materials management handling systems.

“Marc Langone is a much welcomed addition to our New England Region,” said Lerch Bates President and CEO Bart Stephan. “He has an impressive and extensive history of steadily growing business volume and providing exceptional customer service to each and every one of his clients. We are very pleased that he has joined the Lerch Bates team.”

Langone served as a territory manager for Delta Beckwith Elevator Company, a firm that has provided vertical transportation equipment and service for many prominent customers in the New England since 1889, prior to joining Lerch Bates. He also has worked as a service and repair manager for Accurate Elevator and as an assistance project and parts manager for Eagle Elevator. Prior to beginning his career in the elevator industry in 2003, Langone was a junior stock broker for leading national investment boutique Oppenheimer & Co. Inc.