Aaron Bushberger
I have a great passion for helping our school district clients - and ultimately their students and families - achieve their goals. Working with Ehlers lets me do just that.

Aaron Bushberger

Municipal Advisor
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 County Schools previously. Our clients appreciate Aaron’s keen understanding of the challenges Minnesota school districts face and how his analysis helps them drive projects toward successful completion.

Aaron lives in Hastings with his wife, three children and their dog Ozzie. When he’s not working, Aaron enjoys running, camping, golfing and participating in his kids’ activities.

Focus Areas

Property Tax Impact Analysis
Operating Referendum Planning & Support
Capital Project Levy Support
Truth in Taxation Hearing Presentations
TIF & Abatement Analysis
Lease Levy Approval
School Finance


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse


Series 50 License: Municipal Advisor Representative
Certified Public Accountant (inactive)

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Minnesota Association of School Business Officials (MASBO)
Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Community Involvement

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church – Endowment Committee