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Principal Associates

TEAM’s principal associates have 90+ years of combined experience in the elevator industry and expertise in all aspects of the trade, including construction, service, maintenance, repair, modernization, contract documentation, design, engineering, sales, state and ADA inspections, accident investigations, expert witness testimony, and consultation.

Arthur W. Steber


  • 44 years of experience in the operations of an elevator service, repair, installation and manufacturing company
  • Helped create and has served as Chairman on The Alabama Department of Labor/Elevator Safety Board in and for the State of Alabama
  • Past President of Bagby Elevator Company of Birmingham, Alabama in which he was the driving force in leading Bagby to be the largest independent elevator service company in the USA, with offices in seven states and over 150 employees
  • Past Vice President/Operations Manager of Elevator Maintenance & Repair, Inc. (EMR) of Montgomery, Alabama and responsible for the 50% growth before KONE acquired business
  • Previous co-owner of Southwest Cabs of Dallas, Texas, a manufacturer of new elevator cabs and interiors distributed throughout the country
  • Assisted with creating the Elevator Contractors of America Association and served as Chairman on the Board
  • Held numerous positions on the Board of the National Association of Elevator Contractors
  • Served numerous times on the National Elevator Code Committee
  • Served in the capacity of Chairman multiple times for various independent elevator service companies and the multi-national corporation Megalith (NASDAQ symbol “MEGH”)
  • Past board member of ENTEC Services Inc. that performs stack testing and pollution control work world wide

Shane Holmes

General Manager / Field operations

  • Mr. Holmes has over 10 years of experience in the installation, design and trouble-shooting of all types of elevator equipment along with the operations of an Elevator Service, Repair, Installation & Manufacturing Company.
  • He is the 2nd generation family of elevator men that have served this industry.
  • He holds his elevator license in Alabama, Mississippi and Florida

Robert “Rob” Steber

Project Manager / Contracts

  • Rob has over 20 years as a 2nd generation elevator professional with experience in estimating, sales, existing account management, construction project management, and regional office management.
  • Rob received his degree in Business Administration from Auburn University 2007.