Passion for the AE Industry That is Second to None.

At Stambaugh Ness Architecture and Engineering isn’t just another industry we serve, it’s by far our largest industry group. We currently provide professional accounting, auditing, tax compliance and consulting and information technology services to over 850 AE firms in over 40 states, helping them improve operations, efficiencies, and profitability. Our approach is simple: We maximize your potential for sustainable profitability and growth.

With a commitment to your long-term success, we have developed a service menu, beyond the traditional CPA services, that supports the most pressing issues facing AE firms.

  • ProfitGrowth Solutions™
  • Overhead Rate Audits Under FAR standards
  • Operational Review Benchmarking Analysis
  • Design of Internal Control, Transactional Processing and Financial Reporting Systems
  • Find the Lost Dollars Business Profitability Program & Management Assessment Tool
  • Job Costing Assistance
  • Pricing and Bidding Strategies
  • Business Management Training for Project Managers
  • Incentive Compensation Planning
  • Value Advisory
  • Strategic Tax Services, Tax Credits and Incentives
  • International Tax and Business Advisory Services
  • Outsourced Accounting Services
  • CFO Advisory and Outsourced CFO Services
  • Staffing Solutions
  • Human Resources Advisory and Outsourced HR Services
  • Technology Advisory and Outsourced Technology Services
  • Deltek Vision Sales, Implementation, Training, and Consulting

Working with AE firms for more than 60 years has resulted in a deep understanding of how AE firms operate. Although our clients share similarities, we know that each AE firm is very unique. That is why we ensure that your goals and your needs are first and foremost. We also develop industry-specific strategic relationships and remain active with national and regional trade organizations so that we may offer you solutions that are on point with the trends and forecasts impacting your firm.