American Environmental Consulting, Inc. (AEC) was founded in 2012 by Ms. Kelly Eger-Smith, R.E.M., a 25 year veteran in the environmental science field in Florida. Kelly’s vision was to build an environmental firm that provides practical, business-minded solutions to real property environmental issues. As such, AEC applies the science of environmental investigation and analysis to provide our clients with sensible, cost-effective solutions communicated in a practical and understandable way.

Thanks to great clients and a dedication to service, AEC has experienced 100% growth year-over-year.

Kelly Eger - head shot square - linkedinKelly Eger-Smith, President, began her career in environmental science in 1991 as an environmental chemist. In 1995, Ms. Eger-Smith joined PBS&J (now Atkins) as the Technical Operations Manager and Health & Safety Officer for the firm’s environmental testing laboratory in Orlando. In this role, she developed quality assurance & quality control manuals and standard operating procedures for specialized work conducted for the Department of the Army and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and managed all associated Federal contracts. From 2001 through 2012, Kelly managed the Central Florida office of a multi-discipline engineering firm. In addition, as a company Principal, she lead the firm’s Environmental Engineering Team, oversaw the firm’s Occupational Health and Safety Program, and served as Vice President of Human Resources and as Principal-in-Charge of Risk (Contract) Management.

In her role as President of AEC, Ms. Eger-Smith is responsible for all technical services performed by the firm, human resources, insurance, contracts, quality assurance/quality control, business development, client service and daily operational management.

Simplifying Environmental Science


  • ” I would absolutely recommend AEC. I appreciate the accessibility, professionalism, personable correspondence, and quality work consistently provided especially with last minute changes and tight deadlines.”

    Linnea King, Environmental Engineer AECOM Southeast
  • “As the 6th largest school district in the United States, staying in compliance with environmental regulations is a constant challenge. For years, Kelly has helped us meet that challenge by resolving environmental issues as they arise and by providing training to our employees to prevent future mishaps. She is extremely responsive and is a pleasure to Continue Reading

    Gary S. Hines Coordinator, Environmental Resource Management - Facilities and Construction Management, Broward County Public Schools
  • “I’ve referred Kelly on a number of due diligence projects for various clients.  She is always quick to respond and is a true team player when it comes to making deals happen.  She is a pleasure to work with.”

    Jessica Parker Malchow, Esq., Partner
    Baker Hostetler
  • “Kelly and I have worked together on remediation projects for over a decade. Her ability to manage difficult projects and navigate the regulatory hurdles makes her one of my favorite teaming partners”.

    Joseph Ziegler, PE, President
    Engineered Environmental Solutions, Inc.
  • “I’ve worked with Kelly Eger on a variety of projects throughout the State.  I’ve always found her to be diligent and innovative in finding a solution to our clients’ issues.”      

    Howard Nelson, Partner
    Bilzin Sumberg Attorneys At Law