Loren Trimble, MBA, CPA


Board Member


Mr. Loren Trimble, MBA, CPA, is the Founder, CEO, and Managing Director of AArete, a global management consulting firm. His primary focus is setting the strategic direction of the firm and creating and molding AArete’s go to market strategy and execution. In addition to Mr. Trimble’s primary focus, he also plays a significant role in thought leadership for the firm and is at the core of AArete’s Knowledge Management CenterTM. Mr. Trimble lives and breathes every day his passion for excellence with AArete’s personnel and clients. Mr. Trimble has extensive business and operations strategy experience, serving clients globally in the following industries: healthcare- provider, payer and pharmaceutical, as well as higher education, distribution, consumer products, and business services. Specific areas of expertise include strategic cost reduction, revenue optimization, pre- and post-merger valuation and synergy integrations, and advanced data analytics. Before founding AArete, Mr. Trimble was a Managing Director and Strategic Sourcing Practice Lead at Huron Consulting. Before Huron, Mr. Trimble started the Strategic Sourcing services for Arthur Andersen, developing the methodology and refining the approach through numerous client engagements. Mr. Trimble has presented for a number of organizations and authored numerous articles. Mr. Trimble holds a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Accounting from The University of Iowa. Mr. Trimble is a CPA. He is a long term member of Rotary International and the AICPA.