Elizabeth Diaz

Elizabeth Diaz

Senior Financial Specialist
Elizabeth Diaz

Elizabeth has been a Financial Specialist with Ehlers for more than 18 years. She fulfills an integral role helping Minnesota governments and public agencies design andimplement financial solutions that advance community priorities. Before joining Ehlers, Elizabeth had 10 years of local government management experience, serving as the Accountant and Finance Director for a Twin Cities suburb, as well as working for the Minnesota State Auditors office.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning and Issuance

  • Debt Service Fund/Cash Flow Analysis Special Financial Studies
  • Utility Rate Study/Analysis
  • Fiscal Impact Study/Analysis
  • Financial Management Plans
  • Budget Preparation Assistance
  • Merger/Consolidation/Annexation Impact Analysis

Economic, Housing Development & Redevelopment

  • Tax Increment District Creation & Amendment
  • TIF Analysis
  • Preparation of OSA TIF Reports and Responses to OSA TIF Letters and Inquiries
  • TIF Revenue Projection Update

Strategic and Financial Planning

  • Debt Management
  • Capital Improvements Planning


Bachelor of Arts, University of St. Thomas

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

MN Government Finance Officers Association
National Government Finance Officers Association