Jeff Seeley, CIPMA
I have a tremendous sense of pride and accomplishment in helping strengthen local education systems and instructional quality, whether it be through operating referendum revenue or facility and capital improvements.

Jeff Seeley, CIPMA

Senior Municipal Advisor
Jeff Seeley, CIPMA

Jeff is a Senior Municipal Advisor with the firm, assisting Minnesota and Wisconsin school districts develop financial solutions that improve and enrich the regions’ learning communities. Prior to joining Ehlers, he was Director of Fiscal Affairs with Winona School District for 8 years. He also served as the Financial Director for three different Wisconsin school districts. Jeff’s hands-on experience as a school district official gives him unique insight into the challenges his clients face and empowers him to devise unique solutions that help their projects move forward.

Jeff lives in Winona MN with his wife Julie. Together they have two grown children and three dogs. An avid outdoorsman, Jeff enjoys a wealth of activities, including camping, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and archery.

Areas of Expertise

Debt Planning and Issuance

  • Alternative Financing Options
  • Property Tax Impact Analysis
  • Voter-Approved Building Bonds
  • Maximum Effort Capital Loans
  • Facilities Maintenance Bonds
  • Capital Facilities Bonds
  • Cash Flow Borrowing
  • Refundings
  • Lease Purchases and Certificates of Participation
  • Abatement Bonds

Bond Referendum Planning and Support

Operating Referendum Planning and Support
Capital Projects Levy Assistance
Truth in Taxation Hearing Presentations
TIF and Abatement Analysis
Assistance with Legislative Initiatives
Lease Levy Approval
Long-Term Financial Planning and Capital Improvement Planning
School Finance


Bachelor of Arts – Business Management,University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Masters of Science – School Business Management, University of Wisconsin Whitewater


Series 50 License
Certified Independent Professional Municipal Advisor

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
Association of School Business Officials International
Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Minnesota School Boards Association
National Association of Municipal Advisors