Have an attendance code? Sign In to enter it. This live web event has ended. Thank you for attending. Contributors Jared Jamison Jared Jamison, founder and president of AE Ascend, is an accomplished A/E industry executive with over 20 years’ experience in A/E firm management, operations, financial management and business strategy. After spending the first half of his career in structural engineering, he shifted his focus to the strategy and management of A/E firms. He is a speaker, writer, and adviser on topics of business management and strategy with an emphasis on the A/E industry. Jared is a registered professional engineer with BS and MS degrees in structural engineering from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has also worked as adjunct faculty for the Virginia Commonwealth University Executive MBA program, teaching business planning. See more about my background on LinkedIn.