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At ACE Consulting, we pride ourselves in knowing that we staff the best of the best. The ACE team is a unit and each team member is viable to the operation here at ACE. Meet our outstanding team below!

CEO Scott Arias


Dr. Arias is a C-Level executive with over 24 years of management experience, encompassing 22 years of operations management, 4 years of facility management, 3 years of sales/sales management, 12 years of quality control/quality assurance management, and 10 years of safety management experience. His leadership abilities are proven by a successful record within diverse sectors of complex government, commercial, industrial, residential, and retail construction operations. Dr. Arias is a disabled veteran with excellent oral and written communication, strong interpersonal relationship skills, and superior construction knowledge. In addition, he is a master methodical thinker, creative problem solver, and a strong decision-maker. Dr. Arias has a reputation as a winner that persists through the most difficult challenges. His past clients attest to his honor, courage, and commitment. Dr. Arias has a Ph.D., M.S., B.S, A.S. in Construction Management.  | Phone: 859-305-0895

President Matt Ellis

COO of The ACE Group,

President of ACE Consulting Company, LLC


Mr. Ellis is a Senior Level Executive with over 16 years of management experience and has completed over $500 million in projects. He has a vast array of construction management experience in Federal, Local, State Government, Educational, Judicial, Restaurant, and Industrial Construction. His experience is in both horizontal and vertical construction for both private and public construction. Mr. Ellis’ diverse construction background and management portfolio gives him a unique set of skills that are unrivaled by his peers. Mr. Ellis is an excellent creative thinker, communicator, and problem solver. An Air Force veteran, Mr. Ellis has an M.S. and B.S in Construction Management.  | Phone: 859-305-0895

Josh Bartlett

CDO of ACE Consulting


Josh Bartlett has over 12 years of experience in the construction industry. Josh graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management. Josh also graduated from Liberty University with a master’s degree in business management and leadership. Josh has been with ACE Consulting for 5 years, working with the CEO, staff, and governing board to facilitate short and long-term strategic plans. Josh currently manages the operations development function efficiently and oversees development activities in coordination with staff.

Josh Grove

Interim Vice President of Pre-Construction

Josh is currently the interim VP of Pre-Construction at ACE Consulting! He is from Louisville, Kentucky and studied at Eastern Kentucky University before receiving his Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management in 2018. During his time at ACE, Mr. Grove has been able to hone his skills within Pre-Construction to help countless clients execute the project administration needs that their projects must complete ensuring success.

Josh Jewell

Vice President of Field Operations


Mr. Jewell is a construction professional with 8 years in the construction industry. Josh is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University with a BS in Construction Management. He has experience in Commercial Construction, both horizontal and vertical, as well as survey and layout design. He has a diverse background in managing construction projects over 10 million dollars. Josh has completed several projects, two of which were conducted on bodies of water. Josh has done construction in 4 states that include Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, and South Carolina. His excellent work ethic, communication skills, experience, and driven mindset makes him a valuable asset to any project.

Marne Arias

Chief Financial Officer CFO of The ACE Group 

Mrs. Arias has 8 years of experience in financial monitoring and assistance. She is an established mediator and accountant. She exhibits exemplary problem solving and critical thinking abilities as well as proficiency in QuickBooks and Clarity Soft skills. She has a B.S. in Chemistry with a minor in mathematics. Ms. Arias has a reputation for maintaining excellent client relations and time efficiency.

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608 Keene Centre Drive, Nicholasville, KY 40356

Louisville Office

11012 Decimal Drive, Louisville, KY 40299

Winchester Office

120 S Maple Street, Suite 6, Winchester, KY 40391



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