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Fortune Shepler Saling Incorporated
Jim Fortune


​Over 40 years of vertical transporation consulting has resulted in a reputation as the world's foremost expert in super-tall towers. 


Fortune's super-tall experience includes Taipei 101, International Finance Center, International Commerce Center, Burj Khalifa, and Kingdom Tower - the world's next tallest tower.   

Fortune invented the "Lifeboat" Emergency Elevator Evacuation Operation for super-talls which has become the world's life safety evacuation strategy for super-tall towes.

Jim and his wife Cheryl have two sons.  Jim and Cheryl split their time between homes in Galveston, Texas and Morrison, Colorado.

Fortune has a B.S. Degree in Industrial Technology and a MBA from the University of Denver. 

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