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The Find the Lost Dollars™ Client Awards were designed to recognize our clients who have realized the greatest financial impact, culture change and individual performance improvement as a result of completing the Find the Lost Dollars™ Training Program.

The Find the Lost Dollars™ Training Program enables Architectural, Engineering, and Environmental Consulting firms to improve financial performance and differentiate their value by being able to save their clients’ money because of careful management of scope and budget.

June R, Jewell, A&E Profitability Exper

“AEC Business Solutions is committed to ensuring that all of our clients see a measurable increase in profits as a result of completing the Find the Lost Dollars™ Training Program,” states Ms. June R. Jewell, CPA, President and best-selling author. “In fact, that is our brand promise!  It is our great pleasure to recognize our clients who have excelled in improving their company’s financial status, culture and business management practices.”

Standing out from dozens of submittals, we are proud to announce these firms that have been named finalists in the following categories:

 

The Firm that has Found the Most Dollars as a result of completing the Find the Lost Dollars™ Training Program:

  • Banning Engineering  – Plainfield, IN
  • Commonwealth Associates, Inc. –  Jackson, MI 
  • IBI Group – Houston, TX

The Firm that has the Highest Percentage Increase in Profits as a result of completing the Find the Lost Dollars™ Training Program:

  • Hillmann Consulting – Union, NJ
  • IBI Group – Houston, TX
  • Kleinschmidt – Pittsfield, ME

The Firm that has the Biggest Culture Change as a result of completing the Find the Lost Dollars™ Training Program:

  • Hillmann Consulting – Union, NJ
  • IBI Group – Houston, TX
  • Kleinschmidt – Pittsfield, ME

The Firm that has had the Most Improvement in Business Management Practices as a result of completing the Find the Lost Dollars™ Training Program:

  • Banning Engineering – Plainfield, IN 
  • Commonwealth Associates, Inc. – Jackson, MI
  • Kleinschmidt – Pittsfield, ME

The Individual Professional who has Found the Most Dollars as a result of completing the Find the Lost Dollars™ Training Program:

  • Greg RupprechtDirector of Facilities and IT Systems and Planning, Commonwealth Associates, Inc. – Jackson, Michigan 
  • Kevin Orban, Associate Director of Substation Engineering, Commonwealth Associates, Inc. – Jackson, Michigan
  • Amanda Roussel, Marketing Manager, Providence – Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The Individual Professional nominated by their firm for EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE as a result of completing the Find the Lost Dollars™ Training Program:

  • Deborah Sheeler, Production Manager, Davey Resource Group – Kent, Ohio  
  • Jaymie Brauer, Principal Planner, QK – Bakersfield, California  
  • Vince BarthelsSpokane Office Manager, Environmental Services Manager, TO Engineers, Spokane, Washington

 

Winners will be announced and awards presented at the AEC Profitability Summit 2019 being held in Tysons Corner, Virginia September 11-12, 2019. 

 

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About AEC Business Solutions: AEC Business Solutions, LLC is committed to helping AEC firms make more money on projects through innovative solutions. It is our mission to work closely with our clients in providing tools, training and assessments that will help them find the lost dollars™ in their business. www.AECBusiness.com 

FIND THE LOST DOLLARS WEBINAR:
9 Areas Your A&E Firm is Losing Profit

Many A&E firms are leaking profits due to ineffective processes, non-integrated systems, and a culture focused on technical excellence and not business success. 

In this session you will learn how to improve 3 Key metrics – your win rate, utilization and project profit margin by improving business management and operational practices that will lead your firm to find the lost dollars in your company. You will gain useful best practices that can lead to increased financial success including sales & proposal success, estimating, project management, time management and client relationships. Learn how to identify problem areas by doing a company-wide assessment and getting valuable insight from your employees. This web training will focus on how to assess people, processes, and systems including what questions to ask and how to ask them.