AI Magazine Issue 9 2018

Acquisition International - Issue 9 2018 33 AEONRG LLC is an award winning General Contracting organization providing Facility Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) and Data Facility Solutions. Having awarded the firm Best MRO Contracting Firm 2018 - USA & CEO of the Year 2018 - MRO Services in our renowned 2018 Global Excellence Awards, we decided to profile it and share an insight into how it has achieved this incredible accolade. ounded 2012, AEONRG began operations in 2013, and over the years it has flourished thanks to its dedicated team of staff and its exceptional expertise in this vital market. In 2013, the firm started contracting with state of Pennsylvania and Federal Government to provide a multitude of facility service needs. In 2014, AEONRG received the highest award from the Chester County Pennsylvania SCORE Team, and the Small Business Achievement Award, and many Congressional and State Representative awards and congratulations. Today, the firm fully supports Federal and state governments with effective and efficient facility solutions to better serve our valued veterans and the community. Having been awarded more than 100 government contracts the firm has proved itself to be a worthy partner for a range of governments, and the team is incredibly proud of how far it has come and the achievements it has made. The firm is led by CEO and President William J. Belknap, Sr. Prior to founding AEONRG, LLC, Bill served a Global Operations Manager with Pfizer, the world’s largest pharmaceutical company for 10 years. His primary duties were General Manager and Legislative Liaison of the Pfizer Animal Health, U.S. Operations, Customer Service and Learning Center located in Exton, PA. He was an Integrations Lead for companies that Pfizer Animal Health acquired managing numerous technology integration projects and founding the company’s Learning Center with cutting edge, industry leading technologies. Additional areas of expertise included major contributions to Pfizer’s corporate wide, Energy, Risk and EH&S Management Teams, new Facility Design and successful management of over 55 partnerships and vendors. Before joining Pfizer in 2002, Major Belknap completed a 20-year U.S. Army career. His final military assignment was The Pentagon, where he served as the Director, Army Science Board (ASB). The ASB is the Army’s premiere advisory board that conducts threat, technology and security studies Company: AEONRG LLC Contact: Bill Belknap Address: 845 Fremont Drive, Downingtown, Pennsylvania, 19335-4131, USA Website: Helping Governments BuildGreat Communities F 1806AI34 and assessments for the Secretary of the Army, Army Chief of Staff and other Army and Department of Defense leadership. The ASB’s efforts to define the Army’s far futures were recognized in a January 2001 formal ceremony by the Secretary of Defense. Currently, Bill is a 1981 West Point graduate and holds a MBA from Wayne State University located in Detroit, MI. His military decorations include the Legion of Merit, Joint Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Army’s elite Ranger Tab and Airborne Badge. He is married to Cass Forkin and together they have four children. His outside interests include travel, cycling and tennis. He is a published author, President, West Point Society of Philadelphia, Vice Chairman of the Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry and Executive Committee, BOD member of the Chester County Workforce Investment Board. As the majority owner and retired Army Major who served ten years in the tank division, in the US and abroad in Turkey and Germany, and 10 years in government contracting, and, at the Pentagon for the Army Science Board, then 10 years at a major pharma company as a global facilities manager, Bill provides a wide array of services to include project management, management consulting and general contracting for the federal government facility data and MRO services. Driving his team to success is his core aim, and he firmly believes that success is defined by the good that the firm does in this world for our customers, veterans, seniors and environment. As such, the team at AEONRG have an unparalleled passion to help keep America beautiful and secure, with integrity, respect, caring, and by delivering award winning services through excellent teamwork and communication. By offering high quality services, delivered on time and within budget, over the years AEONRG has achieved exceptional client satisfaction. Continuing to achieve this will remain the firm’s ongoing focus over the coming years as it seeks to further enhance its already impressive success.