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DeCocinis Promoted to VTX Vice President

Mark DeCocinis, CEI
(March 6, 2019/Philadelphia) Mark DeCocinis, CEI, assumed the role of vice president of Vertical Transportation Excellence (VTX®), a division of global infrastructure and engineering firm Gannett Fleming, Inc.

“Mark strengthens VTX through his continued success in building and maintaining relationships with marquee clients,” said David Hansen, CEI, VTX president and Gannett Fleming vice president. “In this role, he is leading our team in innovation, directing our business development efforts, and staying up-to-date on industry best practices to allow us to continue to meet the needs of our clients.”

Based in the Philadelphia office, DeCocinis provides ongoing support to notable clients such as Liberty Property Trust, which manages the Comcast Center and the Comcast Technology Center; Simon Property Group, owners of King of Prussia Mall; and PREIT, a publicly traded real estate investment trust. He also manages projects for various higher education institutions, including Drexel University, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, Princeton, and the University of Pittsburgh.

DeCocinis earned a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Widener University. With more than 20 years of industry experience, he previously worked for notable firms such as ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corporation, Amtech Elevator Services, and PATCO Elevator Installations. He also received the Delaware Valley Engineers Senior Design Award for the Boeing Helicopters Project. DeCocinis is a past president of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers. He is also a former member of the Society of Automotive Engineers International and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Founded in 2000, VTX focuses on design, construction, modernization, and maintenance of elevators, escalators, and moving walks. The firm thrives on collaborating with Gannett Fleming’s broad range of services across various industries, including facilities, transportation, earth sciences and natural resources, geospatial, water, and power. VTX is the only elevator consultancy company in the country that is ISO 9001:2015 certified, and all VTX field employees are certified inspectors.