Ehlers, Inc.

Elizabeth Diaz

Senior Financial Specialist

(651) 697-8519
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Elizabeth has been a Financial Specialist in the Ehlers’ Roseville office since 2000 assisting Minnesota cities, townships, counties, public utilities, and special districts design and  implement financial solutions. Prior to joining Ehlers she had 10 years of local government management experience working as the Accountant and then Finance Director for a Twin Cities suburb as well as working for the Minnesota State Auditor’s office. One of Elizabeth’s greatest contributions to Ehlers and our clients is her ability to build relationships between residents, businesses, and intergovernmental organizations.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning and Issuance

  • Debt Service Fund/Cash Flow Analysis Special Financial Studies
  • Utility Rate Study/Analysis
  • Fiscal Impact Study/Analysis
  • Financial Management Plans
  • Budget Preparation Assistance
  • Merger/Consolidation/Annexation Impact Analysis

Economic, Housing Development & Redevelopment

  • Tax Increment District Creation & Amendment
  • TIF Analysis
  • Preparation of OSA TIF Reports and Responses to OSA TIF Letters and Inquiries
  • TIF Revenue Projection Update

Strategic and Financial Planning

  • Debt Management
  • Capital Improvements Planning


  • Certified Public Accountant (Inactive)

Professional Memberships

  • MN Government Finance Officers Association
  • National Government Finance Officers Association


  • Bachelor of Arts (1989),
    University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN

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