AArete is different in how e work. “Our culture is what makes us unique
and allows us to be nimble
across all lines of business with
zero financial risk to our clients
AArete provides results-driven
services that help our clients create and sustain improvements in
profitability through non-labor
cost optimization, data analytics
and market intelligence,” says
Loren Trimble, CEO of AArete.
“We create value, which, combined with our culture, has established a strong track record
of trust.”AArete is Greek for
“Goodness, Excellence and Virtue”. These concepts permeate
everything the firm does, Trimble says. “We continue to deliver excellent results to our clients which will fuel our continued growth. Fastest growing or
not, we are proud.” Consulting
caught up with Trimble to discuss AArete’s financial performance, its future and three-year
Consulting: What were the
main factors that contributed
to your firm’s exceptional
Trimble: Our client base is ex-
panding through a myriad of
industries: healthcare, retail,
cial, sports analytics and not-
for-profit groups, to name a few.
And our existing clients contin-
ue to find new and creative ways
to use our expertise. They see
the value. Combine those two
factors and growth will always
be the outcome. “Clients for
life” is our mantra.
Consulting: How is this year
shaping up for your firm?
Trimble: This year is shaping up
to be one of growth and adaptation - changes in the economy,
combined with our growing presence in the market have allowed
us to find new and creative ways
to gain operational and financial
efficiencies. And, we look forward to what is next!
Consulting: How would you
describe your firm’s outlook
for 2018? Where do you see
the most opportunities?
Trimble: The future looks bright
for AArete and our opportunities
are endless! We will continue to
build on our core competencies
in the healthcare industries (
provider and payer), but the retail
and transportation industries are
in a freefall with regards to profitability. Anywhere profitability
improvement is an issue AArete
Consulting: What would you
say are your firm’s biggest
challenges in 2018?
Trimble: Ensuring our guiding principles continue to thrive
among a period of growth and opportunity. Our employees are our
number one asset and ensuring
they continue to focus on family, community, sustainability and
excellence among their daily activities will be a focus for us.
Consulting: What does
being named one of
Growing Firms mean to your
firm, your employees and
Trimble: We are honored to
be named to this list. We never
want to forget how we got here
though—and if it weren’t for
our employees and clients we
wouldn’t be here. We are proud
to share this honor with them!