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AEC Operations Audit


Our Operations Audit is an exhaustive analysis of your business's heartbeat – it's operational systems and processes. We delve into the mechanics of your day-to-day operations, dissecting workflows, examining tools and technologies in use, and scrutinizing the efficiency of current practices.  

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operational excellence isn't just an advantage - it's essential. 

Craft Your Firm's Future: Where Operational Genius Meets Creative Freedom

In the fast-paced world of architecture, interior design, engineering, and construction, operational excellence isn't just an advantage—it's essential. Yet, many AEC firms find themselves grappling with inefficiencies that stifle growth, creativity, and work-life balance. 

Now imagine a firm where every project is a joy, every deadline is met with confidence, and every client interaction adds to your firm's legacy. That's the future we envision for you. With Ratio Solutions Group, operational headaches become a thing of the past, leaving you free to focus on what matters most: bringing your visionary projects to life.

Are you ready to step into a world where your firm operates as beautifully as the spaces you design? Let's embark on this journey together.

How IT works

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You'll start by filling out our inquiry form, and then you will receive our proposal (with all the details), contract and invoice to book your AEC Operations Audit with us.  

Once the paperwork is out of the way, you'll receive a link to book your kick off call as well as a questionnaire to fill out ahead of time. We will then send you links for where to drop items and provide logins as needed for the audit.

Your audit kicks off! We We delve into the mechanics of your day-to-day operations, dissecting workflows, examining tools and technologies in use, and scrutinizing the efficiency of current practices.  

After concluding the audit, we  then hop on a call and go over everything with you and your audit report is sent to you. You then receive 2 weeks of complimentary Slack support with us to answer any questions you may have as you work through and begin implementing our action plan.  



Cumbersome processes that eat up your valuable time and energy, and unpredictable revenue streams that jeopardize your financial stability.


burden of day to day operations that leaves no room for creativity or strategic growth. 

a lack of...

clear, strategic direction that makes scaling seem like a distant dream. 


of how to maintain a balance between high-quality output, timely delivery, and your sanity.

i can help because i've been there

Processes saved me from overwhelm, inefficiency, unpredictable revenue streams and a ridiculous amount of stress. 

Like you, I've faced the feeling of drowning under too much and the sickening feeling of overwhelm that often come with managing complex projects and teams without the right processes and systems in place. I learned the hard way that without solid systems, things can quickly spiral into a whirlwind of missed deadlines and lost opportunities. That's why I'm passionate about using what I've learned to help streamline your operations, transforming confusion into clarity and stress into strategic success. Together, we'll develop tailored solutions that fit your unique needs, allowing you more time to focus on what truly matters—your family and friends, creativity, and your clients (to name a few). Let's turn chaos into clarity and take your business to new heights.


“Catherine is the absolute definition of Southern generosity and kindness. She truly cares about designers and helping us customize the BOD process to the tone of voice and values of our business. She has such great verbiage for working through disagreements or misunderstandings with trades. And so generous in sharing resources and examples to guide you through a tough situation. She put me at ease knowing exactly how to deal with a prickly situation with a tradesperson and the best way to handle it in the future. You can tell she has a ton of experience and knows how processes should work together. She was born to be a business coach and you get that sense within 5 minutes of talking with her. Her kindness and warm heart really shine through. You can tell why she has a successful design firm because she practices what she preaches and does it in a kind, caring and honest way.” 

"Catherine is the absolute definition of Southern generosity and kindness."

- becky

Working with Catherine at Ratio Solutions Group has been a game changer for my business! I would highly recommend her services if you are trying to grow your business. Her insight, experience and hard work have been an invaluable asset to the team. 

Working with Catherine at Ratio Solutions Group has been a game changer for my business! 

- cristin

I've known Catherine for many years. Very professional, trustworthy and compassionate about her work. I would highly recommend her services. 

"Very professional, trustworthy and compassionate about her work."

- mohamed with "Zena"

"Catherine demonstrated an uncanny ability to anticipate potential issues and scenarios that we had not considered, enabling us to proactively address them before release. Her proactive approach and creative problem-solving skills were instrumental in refining our user experience and ensuring a smooth and seamless product launch."

"Her proactive approach and creative problem-solving skills were instrumental."

Kind Words

The Results


ability to focus on high-value activities, reducing overwhelm and preventing burnout.

Filling your pipeline with your dream clients that make your heart and wallet happy.

reclaim personal time, enhancing overall well-being and job satisfaction.

a clear, actionable plan for growth, identifying new market opportunities and areas for expansion

new services or products that can provide additional, stable revenue streams.

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Book Your Operations Audit

Tired of the endless to do lists and operational puzzles (or chaos)? Let's sort them out together. Our AEC Operations Audit is like a spa day for your business - rejuvenating, refreshing and absolutely necessary. Book yours and let the relaxation (and optimization) begin! 

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Don't Do Business Like Everyone Else.

Make today the day that you took the first step to boosting your efficiency and your profit margins - without sacrificing your sanity. Running an AEC firm doesn't have to be "we've always done it this way".
It can be fun and easy, attracting your dream clients and projects, while ensuring at the end of the day - work doesn't follow you home. 

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