Connecting Talent, Building Community: AEG’s 2023 in Review

by AEG on January 8, 2024 in AEG News

With 2023 drawn to a close and 2024 off to a strong start, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on a year filled with remarkable achievements, impactful partnerships, and unwavering dedication to our community. It’s been a journey of exceeding expectations, pushing boundaries, and most importantly, making a positive difference in the lives of the talented individuals and extraordinary organizations we serve.


But our impact extends beyond placements and numbers. We believe in fostering a thriving community where technology and talent intersect, and 2023 saw us actively contributing to this mission in numerous ways. Keep scrolling to check out some of the awesome organizations we’ve partnered with, events we’ve attended, and thoughts we’ve shared throughout the year!


Community Involvement and Partnerships

Our roots run deep across St. Louis, and we’re committed to giving back to the city that’s supported us for over 30 years. Throughout the year, our team dedicated countless hours to volunteering with these amazing organizations:


St. Louis Arc

Champions the rights and inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in St. Louis.


St. Louis Area Foodbank

Combats hunger by providing food assistance and hunger relief programs throughout the St. Louis region.


Brace for IMPACT 46

Empowers youth and vulnerable communities in Haiti and North St. Louis by providing educational opportunities, healthcare access, and community development initiatives.


International Mentoring Program

Connects international women and their families with St. Louis area women to help welcome and integrate them into the community.


Hockey Club of St. Louis

Fosters youth hockey development in the St. Louis community.


St. Louis Development Academy

Provides elite soccer training and educational opportunities for talented young players in St. Louis.


Quarterly Charitable Donations

We believe in leveraging our resources to support worthy causes in St. Louis and beyond. Our team supports a local organization each quarter through donations. Check out why we chose these difference-makers:


Exciting Events

Throughout the past year, our team members had the chance to attend local conferences and events that provided valuable insight and practical takeaways they could use to advance not only in their careers, but their personal lives as well:


Women Who Code – Coffee Talk

A networking event connecting female coders to discuss challenges, share solutions, and build community.


TedX St. Louis Women

Celebrating the ideas and achievements of inspiring women leaders in St. Louis, fostering innovation and empowerment.


AEG Pride Month Lunch and Learn

Promoting diversity and inclusion within our workplace and raising awareness.


STL Rethinks Talent Webinar

Exploring innovative approaches to talent acquisition and retention in the St. Louis IT and engineering scene.


Missouri Chamber of Commerce DE&I Conference

Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion within Missouri businesses, promoting ethical and inclusive practices.


BizDash 5K

Combining physical activity, networking, and philanthropy, with teams racing to complete challenges and raise funds for local charities.


Autism Speaks St. Louis Golf Classic

Supporting research and resources for individuals with autism and their families, raising awareness and advocating for acceptance.


HPIB STL: 2023 Fore a Cause Charity Golf Outing

Combining a friendly golf tournament with fundraising for Blues Special Hockey and the Dawg Nation Hockey Foundation.


St. Louis Arc Autism Invitational

Tees off fundraising and fun for St. Louis families impacted by autism, uniting golfers and supporters on the scenic Boone Valley course.


Thought Leadership

Staying ahead in the dynamic worlds of IT and engineering is crucial. That’s why we’re passionate about tackling pressing issues and offering valuable perspectives through our blog. Check out our top pieces from the past year:


Tech Job Market Insights: Trends, Opportunities, and In-Demand Skills for 2024

Navigate the future of the IT and engineering industry with expert predictions, hot skill analysis, and strategies for building your dream team.


Tapping into the Gig Economy: Exploring the Benefits of Hiring Contract Employees for Your IT and Engineering Initiatives

Discover the agility, cost-effectiveness, and talent diversity that contract IT and engineering professionals can bring to your projects.


Small Acts, Big Impact: Using Microaffirmations to Combat Microaggressions in the Workplace

Foster a more inclusive and respectful work environment through everyday gestures that build belonging and empower everyone to thrive.


Looking Ahead

As we turn the page, we do so with immense gratitude for the achievements we’ve shared, the partnerships we’ve forged, and the impact we’ve made. We’re excited to press forward into 2024 with renewed energy and a commitment to pushing the boundaries of excellence. We’ll continue to connect top talent with dream opportunities, champion impactful community initiatives, and lead the way in thought leadership, all while remaining dedicated to our core values of fostering integrity, building robust relationships, and having a work hard, play hard spirit.


We hope you’ll join us on this exciting journey. Whether you’re a seasoned professional seeking your next challenge, a leader building your dream team, or simply someone passionate about the intersection of technology and human potential, AEG is here to connect you with the resources, opportunities, and support you need to thrive.


Connect with our team today, and let’s build a brighter 2024 together!