Pam Ziermann, CSCP

Pam is Ehlers’ Chief Compliance Officer, bringing more than 30 years of progressive responsibilities and achievements in financial services to her role with the firm. Over the course of her career, Pam has created and implemented policies and procedures to help ensure compliance with FINRA, MSRB, SEC, State, NFA, CFTC, Fannie Mae, and HUD for […]

Betty Dagnew

Betty serves as a Public Finance Analyst for all Ehlers’ market areas, assisting our municipal advisor teams with competitive bond marketing and sale coordination, as well as paying agent services. After graduating from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a bachelor’s degree in finance and prior to joining Ehlers, she worked for a regional financial […]

Nha Nguyen

Nha is a Lead Public Finance Analyst who coordinates all aspects of bond sales to help Ehlers’ clients obtain the best available cost structure. He collaborates with underwriters, receives competitive bids on sale day and completes closing documentation. In addition, Nha supports our Investment Team with market research and analysis, fixed-income trading, cash flow and […]

Joy Vander Heiden

Joy brings more than 25 years’ human resources experience to her role as Ehlers’ Director of Human Resources¬† A valued member of our Leadership Team, Joy oversees all areas of human capital management including recruiting and selection, employee relations and benefits administration. A native of Green Bay, Joy moved to Minnesota after college and currently […]

Joel Melstrom, CFA

Joel joined Ehlers in 2019 as a Senior Arbitrage Consultant. Previously, he held a managerial position with a nationally recognized arbitrage firm in which he provided arbitrage consulting and related bond compliance services to issuers throughout the country. Joel lives in Blaine with his wife and two young daughters. When he’s not working, he enjoys […]

Silvia Johnson

Silvia joined Ehlers in 2017 working with clients and Municipal Advisors across Minnesota and Wisconsin. Silvia’s previous experience in education, customer service and business administration provided the foundation for her ability to support clients and anticipate their needs. As the team lead for our Minnesota offering documents and TIF team, she oversees the coordination of […]

Annie Mallon

Annie serves as a Senior Public Finance Analyst on our Continuing Disclosure Team, serving all of Ehlers’ client regions. She regularly assists our clients with their disclosure compliance needs, including verifying past filings, and compiling and submitting required filings. Annie also helps our Wisconsin clients prepare legal and financial documentation related to Tax Incremental Financing […]

Tami Olszewski

Tami joined Ehlers in 2016 on the Wisconsin Education Team and was later named Senior Investment Advisor with our Investments team. She assists clients with the development and implementation of investment strategies for bond proceeds and general funds. Prior to joining Ehlers, Tami spent 14 years gaining expertise in the financial services industry. Tami and […]

Sara Beecher

Sara joined Ehlers in 2013 and serves as our Operations Manager where she oversees our Public Finance Analysts for offering documents, bonds sales and tax increment financing.¬† She and her team focus on delivering exceptional value and accuracy to our clients through the bond offering and sales processes. Sara lives in Beaver Dam with her […]

Brendan Leonard

Brendan currently serves as Ehlers’ Development Manager where he oversees our systems development team. He constantly seeks ways to advance technologies that improve processes and enhance client value. Brendan takes pride in helping local governments and public agencies overcome challenges and making sure their projects are completed accurately and efficiently. Prior to joining Ehlers in […]