Aimee Finley, M.S.

Projects Manager / Historic Preservation Specialist


Aimee has been a professional archaeologist since 1993 and a professional Historic Preservationist since 1999. Aimee is an expert in identification, description, and assessment of above ground cultural resources and is well versed in the National Register of Historic Places
evaluation and nomination process, federal and state cultural resource compliance law, cultural resource planning, architectural history, architectural photography, and building documentation.  She has been AAR’s Projects Manager for 9 years. In this role, she consults with clients and staff to initiate and administer projects; tracks project schedules, budgets, and daily progress; coordinates in accordance with state and federal law and public agency regulations and procedures; and assists in meeting the firm’s Quality Assurance/Quality Control standards.


Aimee was born and raised in south Louisiana. She has held various supervisory and non-supervisory positions as archaeologist in Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Kansas, Vermont, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Maine, Oregon, and Washington.
Education M.S., Historic Preservation, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, 1998
B.A., Anthropology, University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, Louisiana, 1992

Professional Accomplishments

Aimee presented a talk at the 2013 Northwest Anthropological Conference on the forensic nature of AAR’s study of the Kaiser Shipyard landfill as part of an environmental remediation project in Vancouver, Washington.


Aimee loves to travel and loves to talk to people about their travels.