Hosted by AEC Advisors
All sessions from 12 - 2pm EST
The 1st half of the State of the Industry interactive Q&A type presentation, analyzing the results of the 2020 KPI Survey, in a panel discussion with CEOs from large, medium, and small firm to react, respond, and discuss the results.Speakers:Andy Cohen, CEO, GenslerGord Johnston, CEO, StantecBret Moffett, CEO, POWER EngineersB Narayanan, CEO, CarolloChris Rayasam, CEO, MurraysmithCindy Wallis-Lage, President, Water; Black & Veatch
The 2nd half of the State of the Industry interactive Q&A type presentation, analyzing the results of the 2020 KPI Survey, in a panel discussion with CEOs from large, medium, and small firm to react, respond, and discuss the results.Speakers:Lisa Brothers, CEO, NitschDave Fabianski, CEO, ApexPhil Harrison, CEO, Perkins + WillHisham Mahmoud, CEO, GolderBob Pragada, COO, JacobsMike Woeber, President, Corporate Tax Advisors
2020 KPI Survey data “deep dive” and CEO discussion on: stock redemptions & acquisition; shareholder requirements; stock purchase methodologies; sell down requirements; stock valuation. Strategies to perpetuate independent, internal ownership transition.Speakers:Barbara Cook, President, Weston & Sampson (ESOP)Mark Bernhardt, CEO, Burgess & Niple (Non-ESOP)Don Bradford, CEO, EnSafe (ESOP)Leslie Moulton-Post, CEO, ESA (ESOP)Allan Russell, CEO, McElhanney (Non-ESOP)Peter Zeeb, CEO, Geosyntec (Non-ESOP)
Deal Debrief: “Inside the Mind of a Seller”Pandemic’s impact on M&A strategyResults of post-merger integration researchM&A valuation trendsKey lessons learnedSpeakers:Joe Boyer, CEO, AtlasRichard Maser, CEO, Maser Consulting Elias Mulamootil, Head of Strategic Investments, Colliers InternationalTerry Ruhl, President, INFRADEVCOGerry Salontai, CEO, Hull & AssociatesLeslie Shoemaker, President, Tetra TechPaul VanDuyne, CEO, IMEG
Keynote speaker: Michelle Silverthorn, diversity speaker, culture change expert, Founder & CEO of Inclusion NationRoundtable CEO discussion with Michelle on DE&I issues in AEC firms, and approaches to address them.Speakers:Jeanne Cormier, CEO, LochnerShelie Gustafson, CHRO, JacobsYoung Ho Chang, CEO, ATCSMichelle Silverthorn, Keynote SpeakerBret Weiss, CEO, WSB
Digital strategies, and their evolution Digital’s role during COVID-19Decision point between in-house vs. external digital businessesLive voting a la "Shark Tank" on digital ideas for the AEC industrySpeakers:Stacy Carter, CEO, Carter & ClarkScott Cattran, CEO, WoolpertJens-Peter Saul, CEO, RambollAlex Rothchild, CEO, Arcadis North AmericaDavid Wantman, CEO, WGIJesse Devitte, Co-Founder, Building Ventures
Andrej is a co-founder and President of AEC Advisors. He has spent over two decades serving clients in the AEC industry, providing corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions advice (over 150 completed AEC industry transactions throughout his career), as well as private equity capital raising, internal stock valuations, benchmarking, and other financial advisory services. He has advised CEOs, CFOs, and Boards of Directors of over 500 AEC firms around the world.
Michelle Silverthorn is a recognized expert in organizational inclusion, and the Founder & CEO of Inclusion Nation. She believes that diversity and inclusion needs a new voice for a new generation.
Michelle is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Michigan Law School. She practiced for two large law firms in New York and Chicago before transitioning into the education field where she has trained thousands in-person and online about racism, bias, equity, belonging, and inclusion. She is a TedX speaker and the author of Authentic Diversity, How to Change the Workplace for Good.
Includes all sessions, data presentations, and recordings for all 3 weeks
Includes access to the AEC State of the Industry presentations, materials, and panel discussions during Week 1 only
Includes access to Week 2's sessions about Internal Ownership Transition and M&A
Includes access to Week 3's sessions about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion and Digital / Technology Strategies