Jessica Cook
I really enjoy solving puzzles for my clients and providing financial solutions that help them improve their communities.

Jessica Cook

Financial Studies Group Supervisor
Jessica Cook

Jessica leads our Financial Specialist team. She works with communities on financial planning and redevelopment, with specialized expertise in utility rate studes. Under Jessicas collaborative leadership, Ehlers’ specialists have completed over 50 utility rate studies and 75 long-term financial plans in the last five years alone. In addition, she advised on projects including the Southdale Mall redevelopment and the Target store in Inver Grove Heights, MN. One of Jessicas strengths is her ability to communicate the policy implications of financing and rate setting options, leading communities to make sound financial decisions.

Areas of Expertise

Financial Planning
Utility Rate Studies
Development Finance


Bachelor of Science – Sociology, University of Wisconsin Madison
Master of Business Administration – Coursework, University of St. Thomas


Series 50 License

Professional Affiliations & Memberships


Minnesota Government Financial Officers Association
Sensible Land Use Coalition
National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials

Community Involvement

OneVillage Partners – Volunteer