Kayla Thorpe

Kayla is a Senior Financial Specialist with our Wisconsin Municipal Finance Team, helping clients with project management, long-term financial management planning, and economic development and redevelopment. She also assists our Wisconsin Municipal Advisors with public debt planning and issuance. Kayla brings nearly 15 years of local and federal government experience to her role with the […]

Beth Downes

Beth is a Municipal Advisor with our School Finance Team. She brings nearly two decades of public finance experience to her role with the firm, most recently serving as the Director of Business Services for ROCORI school district.¬† Prior to that, she worked as a Business Manager with Holdingford Public Schools and a governmental audit […]

Jessica Cook

Jessica is Ehlers’ Director of Fiscal Consulting where she leads our team of Fiscal Consultants in developing long-term financial management plans, TIF management plans and utility rate studies. Jessica is well known and highly regarded for her ability to communicate the policy implications of project financing and rate setting, helping the clients she serves make […]

Ariana Schmidt

Ariana is a Financial Specialist with our Wisconsin Municipal Finance Team, supporting our Municipal Advisors with debt planning and issuance, as well as tax incremental financing and utility rate studies. Prior to joining Ehlers in 2023, she gained nearly eight years of progressive experience in healthcare administration, earning advanced responsibilities and promotions along the way. […]

Schane Rudlang

Schane serves as a Municipal Advisor on our Minnesota Municipal Finance Team where he primarily assists Ehlers’ clients with their Economic¬† Development and Redevelopment initiatives. Prior to joining the firm, Schane spent 11 years as Bloomington’s Port Authority Administrator, leading over $1.3 billion in public and private investment in the South Loop District. His work […]

Harry Allen

Harry is an Associate Municipal Advisor on our Wisconsin Team, helping clients with debt issuance and management, economic development and redevelopment, and financial management and planning. Prior to joining Ehlers, Harry worked for Baker Tilly, assisting counties and municipalities with tax increment creation/amendment, reporting and projections, incentive structuring and reporting, and debt issuance. Before that, […]

Dan Tienter

Dan is a Municipal Advisor with our Minnesota Municipal Finance Team. He regularly assists clients with municipal debt transactions, economic development and redevelopment initiatives, long-term financial planning, fiscal studies and utility rate analyses. Dan brings 10 years of direct local government experience to his role with the firm, most recently serving as the Director of […]

Aaron Bushberger

Aaron is a Municipal Advisor with our School Finance Team, bringing more than 16 years’ school finance experience to his role with the firm. Prior to joining Ehlers in 2021, he worked for seven years as the Director of Finance for South St. Paul Public Schools and served as the Finance Director for South Washington […]

Lisa Trebatoski

Lisa is an Associate Municipal Advisor with our Wisconsin Team where she assists clients with project management, economic development and redevelopment, long-term financial planning, and fiscal studies. She brings 20 years of direct local government experience to her role with the firm, most recently serving as the Deputy Clerk and Treasurer for the City of […]

Joshua Low

Josh is a Senior Financial Specialist who assists Minnesota and western Wisconsin municipalities with project financing and economic development needs. Prior to joining Ehlers in 2019, Josh served as an analyst for the City of San Francisco, where he specialized in capital improvement planning, implementation of special tax districts and legislative and policy analysis for […]