Ken currently serves as President of BP Elevator company, which was established in 1981. Ken began his career in the elevator industry in 1969 with Knudson Elevator. He joined the ECNY board in 1999 and was elected Treasurer in 2000 and vice president in 2006. Ken was the 2003 recipient of the Francis B. Riley Award for outstanding service to the ECNY.
Bobby started his career in the electrical supply end, in June of 1982 he opened Central Elevator & Electrical Supply Company selling exclusively to elevator industry. In 1997 he sold Central to Benefield Electric and remains as President. He continues to sell all elevator products, supplies and cable to the North East region. Bobby’s achievements have been many and his involvement in the industry is intense, NAEC Board Member from 1993 to 1997. NAEC Convention Exhibit Chairman for 10 years including the World Expo Chairman for 2 years. 2001 awarded the NAEC prestigious “Presidents Award.” 2003 Bobby received “Man of the Year” award from NY Pop Frohlinger Golf Outing. ENCY Board Member from 1997 to today. Chairman of ECNY dinner dance from 1997 to today.
Brayan is currently the Operations Manager for DTM Inc. He joined DTM in 2001 as an assistant and has since worked for DTM in several elevator consulting capacities and as their lead traffic analysis expert. Brayan graduated from Iona College with a BBA in Business Administration. He currently volunteers and serves on the Board for the NY Chinese Opera Society. Brayan is also an alternate to the ASME Sidewalk Elevator Code Committee and is LEED Green Associate accredited. Brayan was elected to ECNY’s Board of Directors in December 2013.
Greg has more than 3 decades of experience in all aspects of elevators and escalators on both a local and national scale from field through management. His experience ranges from maintenance, modernization, repair and construction. DeCola also has supervisory and administrative experience with other major vertical companies in the greater New York area. After rising through the elevator field, he achieved management positions with a major worldwide manufacturing company. He managed and supervised elevator and escalator crews, and has been responsible for service, design, maintenance, consulting. He has also performed independent consulting, design, inspections, testing, expediting and expert witness services. DeCola holds a New York City Department of Buildings Agency Director License, OSHA 500, OSHA 510 and two QEI Licenses including numerous college degrees. He has been educating the elevator industry on a variety of topics since 2000. DeCola currently owns and operates Omega Industries, a full service elevator and escalator consulting, inspection, expending and education company. Greg was elected to ECNY’s Board of Directors in December 2015.
Jack Morgan currently serves as the president of Morgan Elevator Company Ltd., established in 1973 by Jack and his late father, John. The company is a member of Local 3. Jack is a licensed elevator inspector and Director. Jack was elected to the ECNY Board in 2005. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the JEO and the JATC. He is a member of EIA and he has been a member of the NEAC since 1989. He is involved with his town’s local Boys Club of America.
John is currently the President of National Elevator Cab and Door Corp. which was founded in 1929. John attended Syracuse University and has a BS Degree in mechanical engineering. He began his career in the elevator industry at Monitor Controls in 1996 after a 10-year career in the manufacturing arena. John served on the NAEC Board of Directors from 2005 thru 2008. John was elected to ECNY’s Board of Directors in December 2016.
With elevator industry experience in both sales and corporate business environments, Robert has managed client portfolios since his career began in 2007. Robert Castellano joined VDA in 2010 as an Associate. Mr. Castellano has performed in several elevator business roles, to include project/portfolio management and office management while at ThyssenKrupp Elevator and VDA. Robert is currently responsible for overseeing the day to day operations at VDA, which include service, modernization, test witnessing and customer quality control departments. Robert was elected to ECNY’s Board of Directors in December 2017.
Denise is with Hub International, a National Specialty Insurance Program that provides comprehensive insurance coverage and services to the Elevator Industry as a Senior Claims Examiner. Denise has been with Hub since 1999 and services elevator clients directly and through their brokers. Denise has more than 30 years of insurance industry experience. She has been a member of ECNY for over 20 years. Denise was elected to the ECNY board December 2019
Amy started her career in the elevator industry in 1989 with Dover Elevator in Manhattan. Working her way up the ladder in various Operations, Sales and Management positions, she founded her own company in 2014. Independence Elevator Company grew to become a successful and trusted service partner in the New Jersey Elevator industry. In April of 2021, Independence sold to Champion Elevator Corp., where Amy is a partner and Senior Vice President of the New Jersey Operations. Amy served on the board of directors for the NAEC, she is President of the VIEEW (Vertical Initiative for Elevator & Escalator Women) and she also is a member of and has served on many other customer related industry boards. Amy joined the ECNY Board in October of 2020.