With Over 30 Elevator Technicians to get the job done

Customer service is our 1st Priority!

Priority Elevator Company is a Richmond based, locally owned, locally operated company. The owners are local and 100% active in the company.

Priority Elevator not only brings know-how and experience but it brings familiar friendly faces; our active employees work with most of the major accounts in Virginia's: Richmond, Charlottesville, Tidewater and the Outer Banks, North Carolina Region. We continue to strategically assemble an experienced team, and strive to support that team by providing an excellent, family oriented, work place environment.

Swam Logo   Veteran owned company – Vietnam Era

Principal Officers

Stephen Burnett

Stephen C. Burnett is a Vietnam War time era Veteran and is the current Owner/CEO of W & H Resources - established in 1985. Mr. Burnett has been a major influence in the elevator industry for over 49 years. Mr. Burnett is the former owner of Wingfield and Hundley Elevator Company, formerly headquartered in Richmond Virginia and was known as the largest independent elevator company in central Virginia with a family of approximately 50 employees.

William L. Amiss

Priority Elevator’s Owner/President William L. Amiss, known to most as W.L, has been in the elevator industry for over 31 years. W.L began in the elevator industry in 1989 with Wingfield & Hundley Elevator CO. and in his 15 years with them accomplished the position of Elevator Maintenance Foreman. After the sale of Wingfield & Hundley in 2004, W.L. continued his career with Otis Elevator Company performing duties as Field Maintenance Foreman, Lead Troubleshooter, Field Technical Support contact for the Southern Region, and Maintenance and Repair Supervisor.

Modernization & Construction

Andy Bruckner
Vice President


Josie Greene
Office Manager
Chris Worley
Sr. Service Account Manager
Richard Garnett
Assistant Service Manager

Finance, Accounting & Administrative

Charlotte Lange
Assistant Controller (A/P)
Kerrie Platt
Assistant Controller (A/R)

Company Creditials

  • Class A Contractor, EEC ELE, #2701023939
  • Federal ID # 54-1334476
  • Business License # 8233-9120-2204
  • DMBE # 692109
  • Dunn & Bradstreet # 058209891


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