About EA Principals

EA Principals. The Leading Authority in Enterprise Architecture Services.

EA Principals is a specialist Enterprise Architecture training, consulting, and recruitment company. Founded over 2 decades ago in Washington DC by Dr. Steve Else, EA Principals is globally renowned as the leading authority in the Enterprise Architecture professional services industry.

It is EA Principals’ wealth of knowledge, extensive experience, and practical focus that has led to us being the trusted Enterprise Architecture partner of choice for several major US Government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and global charity organizations.

We empower our clients to transform their organizations through the practical application of Enterprise Architecture. We give you the skills, knowledge, and confidence to continually amplify results and exceed expectations, allowing you and your teams to grow as respected Enterprise Architecture professionals.

Training Partner of Choice

EA Principals work in a variety of industries and verticals, providing organizations with unparalleled insight into the practical world of Enterprise Architecture. Our effective and efficient training, consulting, and mentoring services have been sought after by organizations such as:

The Department of Defense

The Department of Homeland Security

FDIC - Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

The World Bank

American Express


Current Contributors and Industry Practicing Professionals

Our founder Dr. Steve Else paved the way for our focus on Enterprise Architecture and how it is used as the foundation for true business transformation. Over the years, we have built trusted relationships with our clients to develop services in Enterprise Architecture to address complex strategic planning, project and portfolio management, and service-oriented architectures. Some of our key contributions to the industry are:

  • Gold Member of The Open Group
  • Co-sponsor of the ArchiMate Certification Program
  • Our Principal Trainer is Co-author to the ArchiMate 3 Pocket Guide
  • Co-sponsor of the IT4IT™ Reference Architecture

The EA Principal Team

Our practitioners and facilitators have all had extensive careers in large-scale enterprises, as CIOs, CEOs, Chief Architects, Heads of Strategy, Principal Consultants, Ivy League University Professors – the list goes on. When working with us, you can be assured that you will be partnering with a team of highly experienced professionals.

Global Reach

EAP has experienced trainers based around the globe and maintains offices located in Virginia (HQ), Washington DC, Maryland, France, Australia, Canada, India, China, Vietnam, Dubai, Kuwait, Poland and South America. We are able to provide training in several different languages and are highly respectful of different cultural preferences.

We frequently travel around the globe to deliver our services and customize our courses and services to meet the specific requirements of our clients.