John Pruitt the founder of A/E Consulting Services, Inc., has developed a national reputation as a planning and management expert for A/E firms. John is noted for his analytical ability in identifying and resolving critical management issues. He has worked with more than 300 leaders of A/E firms across the nation.

As a consultant, John advises A/E firms on a variety of topics including ownership transition planning, compensation planning, contracting with the government (FARs), mergers & acquisitions, strategic planning and company goal setting, staff and project manager development programs, company valuations, reporting systems review & analysis, and audit defense.

Prior to founding A/E Consulting Services, Inc., John served with a national management consulting firm. He also was the CFO of a large, multi-disciplined A/E firm. He has held a senior level position with a regional CPA firm and has more than 15 years experience in the professional service industry.

John is a CPA, CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst), holds an MBA in Finance, and was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Business Valuations by the AICPA. Currently he is an Associate Editor of the A & E Business Journal and a frequent speaker at various seminars and professional conferences.