Ehlers, Inc.

Stacie Kvilvang, CIPMA

Stacie Kvilvang, CIPMA

Senior Municipal Advisor/Director

(651) 697-8506
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Stacie has been a Municipal Advisor in the Ehlers’ Roseville office since 2002 assisting Minnesota cities design and implement financial solutions. Prior to joining Ehlers she had 10 years of local government experience working for a major metropolitan community in the Twin Cities. One of Stacie’s greatest contributions to Ehlers and our clients is her extensive background in all aspects of the public approval process for development and redevelopment projects and her understanding of development financing and costs from the private side of transactions. Notable projects Stacie has worked on for clients include the Medtronic CRM campus in Mounds View, redevelopment of Apache Plaza in St. Anthony and numerous redevelopment projects in St.Louis Park.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning and Issuance

  • Analysis & Presentation of Alternative Financing Options, Plans And Tools
  • TIF Revenue Bonds
  • Housing Revenue Bonds
  • Lease Revenue Financing
  • Non-Profit & Industrial Revenue Bonds
  • Refundings/Cash Defeasances
  • Debt Service Fund/Cash Flow Analysis
  • Representation to Bond Market & Credit Rating Agencies

Special Financial Studies

  • Fiscal Impact Study/Analysis

Strategic and Financial Planning

  • Debt Management
  • Financial Management Planning
  • Capital Improvements Planning
  • Strategic Planning

Economic, Housing Development & Redevelopment

  • Tax Increment District Creation & Amendment
  • Tax Abatement Options, Financing, & Policies
  • TIF and Abatement Analysis
  • Downtown Redevelopment and Revitalization
  • Developer Proforma Analysis/But For Test
  • Developer Attraction & Selection
  • Developer Negotiations
  • Project Management Services
  • Land Acquisition & Relocation
  • Grant Writing

Public Participation

  • Public Participation Process
  • Communications/Newsletters
  • Referendum Strategies


  • Special Legislation Strategies

Licenses and Certifications

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

Professional Memberships

  • Economic Development Association of Minnesota
  • Sensible Land Use Coalition – Past Board Member
  • National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors
  • Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials
  • Minnesota Government Finance Officers Association


  • Bachelor of Science (Housing)
    University of Minnesota

Case Studies

Newport Banks on Water and Sewer Funds

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