Ehlers, Inc.

Maureen Holsen, CIPMA

Maureen Holsen, CIPMA

Municipal Advisor

(262) 796-6170
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Maureen has been with Ehlers since 2012, serving as a Municipal Advisor to Wisconsin cities, villages, and towns. Prior to joining the firm, Maureen worked in the investment industry and draws on over 10 years of financial planning experience when assisting clients in the areas of debt issuance, tax increment district implementation, and long range planning. Maureen’s greatest contribution to Ehlers has been her ability to tailor solutions to meet the specific needs of her clients. Her ease in presenting them in practical terms provides elected officials a critical resource in making decisions that will impact the financial interests of their present and future communities.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning and Issuance

  • Analysis & Presentation of Alternative Financing Options, Funding Sources, Plans And Tools
  • General Obligation and Revenue Debt
  • CDA/RDA Lease Revenue Bonds
  • Special Assessment Bonds
  • Refundings/Cash Defeasances
  • Representation to Bond Market & Credit Rating Agencies

Public Participation

  • Public Participation Process
  • Community Goals & Objectives Facilitation
  • Project Planning
  • Referendum Services

Economic Development

  • Tax Increment District Creation & Amendment
  • CDA/RDA Creation
  • Developer Recruitment
  • Developer Pro forma Analysis
  • Development Agreement Negotiation
  • Developer Performance Evaluation

Strategic and Financial Planning

  • Capital Improvements Planning
  • Project Feasibility Studies
  • Financial Goals & Objectives Facilitation
  • Project Impact Analysis
  • Financial Management Plans
  • Impact Fee Studies

Licenses and Certifications

  • Series 50 License
  • Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor (CIPMA) by the National Association of Municipal Advisors (NAMA)

Professional Memberships

  • International City Managers Association
  • WI City/County Management Association
  • Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association
  • WI Clerks, Treasurers Finance Officers Association
  • Municipal Treasurers Association of Wisconsin
  • WI Municipal Clerks Association
  • National Association of Municipal Advisors


  • Bachelor of Arts (Business Administration), Marquette University- Milwaukee, WI

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