Frank Roman
It is personally fulfilling to use my skills to assist our clients in structuring development projects that can transform a community, and working as a team with devoted staff in making that happen.

Frank Roman

Economic Development Consultant
Frank Roman

Frank is an Economic Development Consultant with Ehlers’ Wisconsin Municipal Team. He brings over 30 years of experience in banking and commercial real estate, creating new growth initiatives via transformative real estate developments. Frank’s extensive experience gives him unique insights into the debt, equity, accounting, development and risk management considerations involved in economic development and redevelopment. His clients rely on him to ‘demystify’ the development process, unite constituents and bring community projects to life.

Frank lives with his wife in Lake Geneva, and has enjoyed seeing both his adult daughters grow in their professional and personal lives. After years of playing goalie in various hockey leagues, he is now attempting to regain his golf game, among other activities.

Areas of Expertise

Developer Pro Forma Analysis
Development Agreement Negotiation
Developer Performance Evaluation
Tax Increment District Creation & Amendment
Developer Review & Recruitment
Expert Testimony to Wisconsin State Assembly


Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Wabash College
Master’s Degree in Business Administration – Finance, Loyola University of Chicago

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Wisconsin Government Finance Officers Association
Wisconsin Economic Development Association

Community Involvement

Appalachia Service Project – Church Finance Committee Chair