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About AArete

AArete is a global management consulting firm that specializes in data-driven operational performance improvement and non-labor strategic cost reduction. We work with our clients across all industries and business functions to optimize their profits in a compressed timeframe and without reducing people. AArete identifies and implements significant bottom – 
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Team Building

AArete team members gather for a game of kickball during a company outing.
We always make sure to change the pace and offer our employees a chance to unwind and have fun with monthly happy hours, active team outings and national meetings in beautiful locations.  A few examples of AArete's social groups: AAreaching Out - We support our communities by sponsoring many organizations through both fundraising and volunteer efforts. Join us for worthy pursuits, such as tutoring, feeding the homeless and disadvantaged, painting schools, arranging toy drives and attending fundraising galas. AArete Athletic Association - (Quad A) organizes sports and sporting events for our employees in order to inspire team-building and encourage healthy lifestyles. Enjoy a great working environment by engaging outside the office with your co-workers.


Named in Vault’s Top 50 Firms to Work For 2020, Crain's Chicago Business Fast 50 for the 3rd time, Inc 5000’s Fastest Growing Firms list for the 4th consecutive year and Consulting Magazine's Fastest Growing Firms for the 4th consecutive year. Ranked #20 out of 25 “Best Consulting Firm Culture,” #22 out of 25 “Best Consulting Firms Work/Life Balance,” as well as #23 out of 25 for “Best Consulting Firms for Hours in the Office.” on Vault.com.


Benefits and Perks AArete makes sure that employees are provided the best benefits – health, vacation and otherwise. We know there is more to life than work and believe passionately that our people enjoy both a family and a career at AArete. In addition to our competitive paid time off, health benefits and 401K matching program, AArete is proud to be an employee owned company, or ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan). ESOP is an employee-owner program that provides a company's workforce with an ownership interest in the company. In an ESOP, companies provide their employees with stock ownership, at no upfront cost to the employees.

Career Growth

Grow with us. AArete is an exciting, dynamic company. We’ve experienced phenomenal growth since 2008. This fuels the opportunity for everyone to expand their skill set—work on a variety of projects, develop new business solutions and get involved with training teammates. The possibilities are as vast as you can imagine. Join dedicated professionals who enjoy solving problems and satisfying client needs, rising to the challenge when other firms fail. We pride ourselves on our unique workplace. An environment that values its people and culture, emphasizes training and mentorship, and invests in each individual’s personal development. If this excites you, we’re excited to meet you.


"We are a rapidly growing mid-sized firm, but it still feels boutique. Being a part of a growing company means working closely within a team, without bias to seniority. It’s been refreshing to be a part of a company that trusts my abilities and provides a platform for me to grow." - Elizabeth Yi, Senior Consultant "AArete has afforded me the opportunity to work directly with and learn from senior leadership. This has strengthened my own development and improved my client facing skills. Being able to work across industries in transportation, retail, and healthcare has also contributed to my overall professional development and confidence." - Akram Hidmi, Manager