Vertran Enterprises

Andrew M. Guest, President


Mr. Guest has been responsible for project management and design of elevator, escalator and moving walk systems; dumbwaiters, material lifts and related equipment.  His areas of expertise include the design of new elevator systems, elevator modernization and renovation, the Americans with Disabilities Act as it relates to vertical transportation, safety and performance enhancements, and quality control, performance and code compliance surveys.

He has been a part of the elevator industry for over 25 years and has a thorough understanding of what is required to complete projects in a timely manner.  His experience includes Engineering Consulting, Regional and District Management responsibilities, Regional Modernization Manager, Sales and Marketing Management, and hands on field work in elevator construction and maintenance.

Recent Notable Projects – 26 years of experience

  • Washington National Airport, Washington, DC
  • Milwaukee Federal Courthouse, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • McNamara Federal Building, Detroit, Michigan
  • United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC
  • Potter Stewart Federal Courthouse, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mass Transit Administration, Baltimore, Maryland
  • United States Coast Guard, Yorktown, Virginia
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority, Washington, DC
  • National Aquarium, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Freddie Mac, Vienna, Virginia
  • Lockheed Martin, Reston, Virginia
  • Memorial Hospital of Martinsville, Martinsville, Virginia
  • 100 – 150 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois
  • Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis, Maryland
  •  Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
  •   Johns Hopkins University Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland
  •  Rockwell International, Chantilly, Virginia
  •  Hyundai World HQ, Seoul Korea

Professional Education

University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

Professional Activities and Affiliations

Member, National Association of Elevator Safety Authorities

Member, National Association of Elevator Contractors

Member, Existing Buildings Code Committee, DCRA, Washington, DC

Member, Washington/Baltimore Association of Elevator Contractors

Professional Lectures

Elevator and Escalator Safety & Design Issues, AIA/CES course for, HOK Sport, Gensler, Inc., Shalom Baranes & Associates and others.  This is a certified American Institutes of Architects course that provides 6 Learning Units and 2 hours of Health Safety and Welfare credits. 1997 to present.