Reston, VA, August 22, 2013 –

Author June R. Jewell, CPA, recently announced that her e-book, Find The Lost Dollars: 6 Steps to Increase Profits in Architecture, Engineering and Environmental Firms, won a Silver Award in the Business Non-Fiction category for Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Award.

“I am honored to receive this award and thrilled that my book is adding value to hundreds of business people. This is an important topic and it is exciting to be recognized with a Silver medal.” — June R. Jewell, Author, CPA, and Profitability Expert

After working in the Architecture & Engineering (A&E) industry for over 28 years, Jewell has learned how to uncover thousands of dollars of wasted expenses and hidden revenues.  In the book, she explains how to eliminate time consuming, ineffective business processes to leverage people, resources, and technology and increase profitability.

Jewell describes the challenges that business leaders face, shares business management best practices, and reveals a six-step process that promises to help a firm find those lost dollars.

The book has received positive reviews from top industry experts including Frank Stasiowski, Founder and CEO of PSMJ Resources, Inc. and Ron Worth, President & CEO of Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS).

Find the Lost Dollars: 6 Steps to Increase Profits in Architecture, Engineering, and Environmental Firms describes the fundamental business parameters affecting the building design industry. Executives who have the vision to train their future business leaders before they put them into responsible positions, or as they place them into leadership roles, should make this book a must read for those ascending in their firm.” – Mark C. Zweig, Founder and CEO ZweigWhite.

About June R. Jewell

Jewell was the President & CEO of Acuity Business Solutions, a Deltek Premier Partner headquartered in Reston, Virginia. In addition to being an author, she also writes a popular business blog, as well as contributes to many other blogs, business publications, and media. She is a frequent speaker at industry-focused events including ACEC, AIA, SMPS, NVTC, ZweigWhite, PSMJ, Design & Construction Network (DCN), as well as, MRA, CREW and Deltek Insight.

To learn more about Jewell or her award winning book, Find The Lost Dollars: 6 Steps to Increase Profits in Architecture, Engineering and Environmental Firms, visit her website at www.FindTheLostDollars.com, and connect with her on LinkedIn.

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The average days to collect cash in the AEC industry is between 60 to 120 days. In this web training we will examine the complete project lifecycle to understand how cash flow can be increased when the economy is uncertain. Participants will gain valuable tips to improve cash flow by improving timesheet practices, reducing the billing cycle, and improving client relationships and collection practices.

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