Joel Melstrom
I enjoy working in arbitrage consulting and it is very rewarding to assist the communities where I work and live

Joel Melstrom

Senior Arbitrage Consultant
Joel Melstrom

Joel joined Ehlers in 2019. Prior to joining Ehlers, he held a managerial position with a nationally recognized arbitrage firm in which he provided arbitrage consulting and related bond compliance services to issuers throughout the country.

Joel lives in Blaine with his wife and two young daughters.   When he’s not working, he enjoys golf, reading and spending time in Northern Minnesota at the family cabin

Areas of Expertise

Pre-Issuance Arbitrage Guidance
Arbitrage Database Implementation & Management
Expenditure & Investment Analysis
Arbitrage Reporting
Internal Revenue Service Compliance
Arbitrage Training


Bachelor of Arts – Finance, University of Minnesota-Duluth


Chartered Financial Analyst

Professional Affiliation & Memberships

Minnesota Government Financial Officers Association – Member