Oliver had five years of banking and manufacturing experience before joining AC Martin Partners as a junior project accountant in 1980. By the time Oliver left AC Martin in 2006, he was the Chief Financial Officer in charge not only of the Accounting Department but of the Human Resources, IT and Administrative Services Departments as well. With over 26 years of experience in a right brain environment, tempered by several recessions in between, Oliver founded A/E Business, Inc. dedicated to serving only the business side of architectural and engineering practices. Working directly with the decision makers of client firms, Oliver provides top level business advice in helping them manage their practice. One of Oliver’s favorite quote is ‘’Architecture and Engineering are great professions. As a business however, they’re awful”. Oliver is confident A/E Business can help any architect or engineer turn their awful business into an awesome business. Oliver has a degree in Accounting from St. Louis University in Baguio, Philippines and a Masters of Business Administration from California Polytechnic University in Pomona, California. Oliver is a Certified Management Accountant and is a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.