About Us

Our People. Our Purpose.

American Elite is a global organization. It has three decades of history as a business engineering, management, and leadership consulting firm which through AmericanEliteConsultants & AmericanEliteAccountants provides its clients with expert professional consultants in almost any business endeavor.

The measure of our success is in what we achieve together.

Culture is the first order of business. We succeed by cultivating a conscious and caring corporate culture that puts people at the center of everything we do.  

In Essence,

The heart of our business is to help people thrive every day. This mindset powers our growth by supporting the development of our people, the success of our clients, and the betterment of our communities. It means taking an expansive view of what’s possible and committing ourselves to achieving exceptional outcomes. Our professionals Lion Pride Leader type leaders who thrive in their work of providing business leaders with insight-driven perspectives and assurance, as well as tax and advisory services while helping companies take business as usual to better than usual.

We are reflecting a culture that puts people first with a focus on delivering exceptional and sustainable outcomes and value for our people, clients, and communities.

Our Purpose and Values

Our core purpose is helping people thrive, every day. Everything we do is rooted in this purpose and supported by five core values of commitment to Lion Pride Leadership with the purpose of responsible service,  integrity,  commitment to hard-work, teamwork and excellence which guide how we work with one another as well as how we serve our clients. Together, our core purpose and our core values form the foundation of our business and have informed our firm’s thinking for over three decades.

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Everything we do is rooted in our core purpose to help people thrive every day. 

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Everything we do is rooted in our core purpose to help people thrive every day. 

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Everything we do is rooted in our core purpose to help people thrive every day. 

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Everything we do is rooted in our core purpose to help people thrive every day. 

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Everything we do is rooted in our core purpose to help people thrive every day. 

Sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social Issues, Governance)

Environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG), are a set of factors that must be constantly paid attention to both during operations and leadership of a business as well as considered in the process of responsible, impact investing. ESG is the reflection of the sense of responsibility that an organization’s leadership team feels toward the welfare of the environment and the society as a whole.

We believe the future of business is sustainable business and know that using our resources responsibly and caring for the wellbeing of people and planet is imperative, and the right thing to do. By integrating ESG into our business strategy – and embedding ESG principles into our culture and our everyday operations – we live up to our core purpose of helping people thrive every day. We’re dedicated to doing what it takes to create positive change for future generations – by taking action within our firm and helping our clients navigate their own unique ESG journeys.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our business prospers when everyone who helps build our culture benefits from it.  Each of our professionals brings a range of skills, perspectives and experiences to our interactions with each other, our clients, our communities, and the world at large. Our collective success depends on ensuring equity and inclusion for all. To create and sustain this culture, we believe we must meet people where they are, recognizing that we each individual may need something different to thrive. Through intentional connection, we aim to build a sustainably inclusive organization that benefits all our stakeholders.

Participation of the Community

Being a good steward is crucial to our business. That implies that in order for our personal success to be sustainable, we must contribute to the well-being of the communities in which we live, work, and play. We are happy to have supported hundreds of regional and national charity, civic, and professional organizations that enhance the prosperity of their particular communities throughout our history and into the future.

A Model For Shared Success

In 2023, AEC USA became the first large accounting and advisory organization to establish an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The ESOP reflects a new model,innovative in our profession, to empower our people and serve our clients while also fueling quality, ongoing investment and growth for our future. A qualified retirement plan, the ESOP offers participants a stake in the firm’s success through beneficial ownership and a unique opportunity to enhance their financial well-being.


The heart of AEA’s approach is innovation, which motivates us to redefine excellence and help our clients succeed in a time of rapid change. To us, innovation is more than just new technology—it’s a way of thinking that’s engrained in our society.

Promoting an innovative culture is essential for AEA. We think that the culture of our company has a direct impact on how well we are able to innovate. When people and groups are encouraged to be honest and upfront about their views, regardless of success or failure, this culture flourishes. We understand that genuine innovation thrives in a setting that values creativity and gives everyone a voice.

Community Engagement

Stewardship is an essential part of our business. That means we must contribute to the wellbeing of the communities where we live, work and play for our own success to be sustainable. Throughout our history and as we look to the future, we proudly support hundreds of local and national nonprofit, civic and professional organizations that contribute to the success of their respective communities. Our social impact program, AEC Counts, formalizes our vision of shared responsibility through initiatives small and large, and our people embrace this work with a passion we’re proud to stand behind.

Facts and Figures

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Meet Our Leaders

AEA’s leadership team is dedicated to fostering a world-class culture, recognizing that this is imperative to help our firm achieve every other priority, including how we serve our clients. They help strengthen our culture by fostering trust, encouraging curiosity, and promoting innovation while and holding one another accountable for delivering on our commitments. Our leaders understand there is no limit to what we can achieve – for our people or our clients – when we do it together.