Tom Binet has joined the D & D Elevator team working on code compliance, violations and testing. He comes to D & D as a second-generation elevator person with an extensive background. In this job, Tom will be responsible for managing all open and closed violations and deficiencies along with tracking, expediting and cure all violations.
He started working in the family business, the original Universal Elevator located in Manhattan, at a very early age. When he was approximately 17, he worked in the office filing. While in college, he learned additional aspects of the elevator industry by working as a field helper in the summers. After college, he joined the company full time in the engineering department and thereafter had ever increasing and escalating positions in the organization. During this time, he assisted in the creation of a separate company that developed controllers based on GE programmable logic controllers (PLC’s). He held the position of Vice President at Universal prior to the company being sold.
Prior to joining D & D, Tom consulted with various elevator companies in assisting with diagnostics and troubleshooting of the GE PLC’s.
Tom graduated from Brown University with a BS in Electrical Engineering and a BA in Economics.