CHICAGO, Feb. 08, 2016 – AArete LLC, a leading management consulting firm, has been recognized as one of Consulting Magazine’s “Seven Small Jewels.” The publication’s annual recognition of ‘hidden gems’ within the consulting industry, places AArete in an elite group of firms celebrated for their compelling growth, excellence in client-delivery, and focus on the talent of their people.

“Our company was founded eight years ago with a goal to create a different place to work, with a unique and nimble approach to client service. All of us at AArete are honored to receive this prestigious recognition from Consulting Magazine,” said CEO and founder, Loren Trimble. “We have great people doing amazing work along with clients who value our unique abilities and recognize we have something special here.”

AArete’s recognition follows on the heels of a 65% year-over-year revenue growth in 2015 and recognition as one of Consulting Magazine’s “Fastest Growing Firms 2015”.

“I am honored that we are being recognized as one of ‘2016 Seven Small Jewels’ amongst such talented and well-regarded companies,” said Trimble. “This honor is not only a testament to the success of our strategy and to the meticulous execution of our vision, but also to the hard work and unwavering commitment of our people.”

About AArete
AArete is a leading management consulting firm specializing in identifying and implementing operational performance improvement and strategic cost reduction. We work with our clients across all industries and business functions to optimize their profits. Our expertise enable clients to reduce nonlabor costs in a compressed time frame in order to preserve our client’s most critical resource, their people. AArete identifies and implements significant bottom line improvements for their clients through utilization of sourcing methodologies, Big Data analytics, proprietary revenue cycle optimization techniques and the Knowledge Management Center™ an internal intellectual property repository rich with benchmarking data and industry focused studies. For more information visit