Ehlers, Inc.

Ken Herdeman, CPFIM

Ken Herdeman, CPFIM

President

(262) 796-6164
kherdeman@ehlersinvest.com
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As President of Ehlers Investment Partners, LLC, Ken works closely with the Board of Directors to draft and implement strategic initiatives, and is responsible for the Company’s daily operations. Prior to joining Ehlers Investment Partners, he worked for more than 20 years in investments, banking and treasury management specializing in money market investments, cash forecasting, and debt management. Ken has developed cash forecasts resulting in an accuracy rate exceeding 93% and implemented investment strategies that consistently met or exceeded benchmark returns. One of Ken’s greatest assets to our clients is his extensive experience and the unique insight he has gained by projecting cash flows for a diverse group of clients and situations and his success in selecting appropriate investment opportunities for each.

Areas of Expertise

Investment Management

  • Investment advisory work with municipalities, community banks, corporations and unions
  • Investment policy formulation
  • Government securities and commercial paper trading desks
  • Investment strategy formulation and implementation
  • Asset allocation

Cash Forecasting

  • Single, multiple and consolidated entity forecasts
  • Near term and long term forecasts
  • Rolling forecasts
  • Variance analysis

Treasury Management

  • Bank relationship management
  • Banking services structure
  • Domestic and global cash management process implementation
  • Treasury workstation evaluation and implementation
  • Currency hedging, interest rate swaps and futures

Debt Management

  • Capital lease and sale lease-back analysis
  • Analysis and negotiations
  • Debt covenant compliance
  • Letters and lines of credit
  • Asset securitization
  • Rating agency presentations
  • Refunding/defeasances

Certifications

Certified Treasury Professional

Professional Memberships

  • Association of Financial Professionals
  • Wisconsin Treasury Management Association

Education

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • National School of Bank Investments, University of Colorado

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