Loren Trimble – CEO & Managing Director
Loren Trimble is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of AArete LLC with a primary focus on creating and molding AArete’s business solutions, while also helping clients achieve short-term and long-term goals related to profit improvement. Before founding AArete, Loren was a Managing Director and Strategic Sourcing Practice Lead at Huron Consulting. Prior to Huron, he started the Strategic Sourcing services for Arthur Andersen, developing the methodology and refining the approach through numerous client engagements.
As CEO, Loren brings extensive business and operations strategy experience, serving clients in the pharmaceutical, distribution, consumer products, and business services industries globally. Specific areas of expertise include strategic profitability improvement, revenue cycle improvements, strategic sourcing, procurement transformation, and pre-and post-merger value generation. In addition to Loren’s client focus, he also plays a significant role in thought leadership for the firm as the core of AArete’s Knowledge Management Center and driver of demonstrating the founding principles in his everyday work, exemplifying the passion for excellence with AArete’s personnel and clients and sustaining the firm’s unique culture.
He holds a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a Bachelor of Science from The University of Iowa, and serves as a member on the Boards of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and the Friendship Senior Options Foundation.