Global Advisors, LLC

AQUILA Global Advisors, LLC specializes in: Mergers & Acquisitions Succession Planning Designing Compensation Plans Resolving Partnership Issues Facilitating Strategic Planning Helping Managing Partners Become Effective Leaders Working with professional service firms through the United States, Canada, England and India August has been recognized as one of the "Top Most Influential People" in the accounting profession by Accounting Today. They have also described August as "One of the profession's key strategic thinkers." Principles & Values August has one true passion - to make a difference in the lives of his clients by understanding what they want to achieve and providing them with options. What differentiates August from other advisors is his unending devotion to implementation and his in-depth knowledge and experience in the areas of strategic planning, compensation design, succession planning and mergers and acquisitions. He has been involved in more than 150 mergers or acquisitions and is a sought-after advisor in succession planning and M&A. Learn more about August. Service Philosophy - I serve my clients best when we collaborate together to create solutions to your firm's biggest issues. Together we will arrive at a solution based on your firm's individual needs. Client Services - I provide individualized assistance to guide your firm to implement changes. Our engagement is not over until the desired change has been achieved. Because of the intensity of this involvement, I work with only a small number of firms at any given time. Service Guarantee - As a client of AQUILA Global Advisors, your satisfaction is guaranteed. I promise you quality service delivered in a timely and responsive manner with no surprises. If your expectations are not met, please let me know. I will acknowledge your concern and take immediate steps to resolve the issue. Client Confidentiality - I practice complete client confidentiality, and therefore do not disclose the names of clients without permission. While I have strategic alliances with exceptional consultants, I am a sole practitioner, when you hire me, I am your engagement leader. Contact August for more information.
Speaking Engagements

August is a sought-after presenter.

He has spoken at AICPA, State CPA Societies, National and International Accounting and Legal Association Conferences. He has also speaks at the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants' SME Conferences. Most recently he spoke at the Bombay Society of Chartered Accountants in Bangalore, and Mumbai, India.

Here is a partial listing of recent speaking engagements: 



  • AICPA Boardroom Compensation Workshop
  • AICPA Emerging Partners Training Forum
  • AICPA Succession Planning Conference
  • Association for Accounting Administration
  • Association for Accounting Marketing
  • California CPA Educational Foundation
  • CCH Users Conference
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Massachusetts CPA Society
  • Michigan CPA Society
  • Minnesota CPA Society
  • Missouri State CPA Society
  • North Carolina State Society
  • New York CPA Society
  • Texas CPA Society
  • TAG Law
  • Bombay Chartered Accountants Society
  • BKR International
  • Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants
  • Chartered Accountants of England & Wales
  • CPA America International
  • CPA Associates International
  • Enterprise Worldwide (Mexico)
  • Geneva Group International (GGI)               
  • HLB USA (Mexico)
  • Managing Partner Forum
  • MSI Alliance
  • Practice Track (UK)


August Aquila at the Gateway of India in 2013. This structure stands at the Apollo Bunder, a popular meeting place in Mumbai.

Contact August to speak at your next event.


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