Michael Cherock, PE

Michael is an accomplished entrepreneur and executive leading AE Works from a start up to a successful business employing 50+ people. Recognized by EY as an Entrepreneur of the Year, he has led AE Works to receive numerous awards, including Inc. 5000 five times and Architectural Records’ Top 300 list of largest architecture firms. Michael is responsible for overall day-to-day firm execution for the successful delivery of building projects to Clients and for innovation and growth of AE Works. Under Michael’s leadership, AE Works has delivered building projects spanning 25 million square feet and over $1 Billion in construction value for a diverse range of leading businesses, research institutions, hospitals and government agencies. 

Starting his career in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear-trained power plant operator aboard fast-attack submarines, Michael continues to actively supports veteran organizations. He currently serves as Veterans Breakfast Club’s President of the Board, supporting the organization’s mission to share the stories of veterans.