Elliott named AET's COO

American Engineering Testing (AET) has promoted Robert (Bob) Elliott to chief operating officer of the engineering consulting firm. As COO, he will be responsible for improving the efficiencies of the operational units and continue his focus on process improvement. He will build on the strengths of the 400+ employee-owned firm and overseeing growth and expansion of more than 20 regional offices.

“Bob is an experienced and trusted leader who consistently delivers results. I am confident in Bob’s ability to align AET’s resources with industry-leading operational practices to drive growth,” said Dave Rettner, president.

Elliott has 35 years of experience in the environmental industry and over 20 years at AET. Previously as vice president and manager of Environmental Technical Services, Elliott was responsible for the management and growth of soil and groundwater sampling, air emissions testing and ambient air modeling.