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Brendan Leonard

Brendan Leonard

Public Finance Manager
Brendan Leonard

Brendan currently serves as a Public Finance Manager in our Wisconsin office. He leads our Offering Documents team, working with both clients and Municipal Advisors to assemble Official Statements and other key documentation before and after the issuance of debt. He also works extensively with our development team to continually advance technologies that improve process 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 2011, Brendan was a newspaper editor which ultimately sparked his interest in local government and finance.

Brendan lives in the Milwaukee area with his wife, Heather and their two children. He is a self-proclaimed petter of cats, maker of coffee, reader of books, shooter of baskets, catcher of fish, teller of dad jokes, griller of meats….and writer of run-on sentences. He’s very active with his children, volunteering both at school and in extra-curricular activities.


Areas of Expertise

Debt Issuance & Management

  • Official Statement Preparation
  • Pre & Post Sale Reporting
  • Closing Document Coordination
  • Document Editing & Review

Licenses & Certifications

Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor

Education

Bachelor of Arts – Print Journalism, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Master of Public Administration, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Community Involvement

Youth Basketball Coach
Elementary School PTA Member