Doug Baldessari

Doug Baldessari



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Doug Baldessari has been with the firm since 2000 and is a partner in the public sector practice group.

Doug's practice includes financial studies and projects for municipally-owned water, sewage and stormwater utilities, not-for-profit water, regional water and sewer districts and conservancy districts in Indiana and Ohio. These projects often involve bond financing, financial analysis and determining utility revenue requirements, cost-of-service studies, asset management, and financial planning associated with capital acquisition.

Registered Municipal Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Practices financial reporting, strategic planning and utility rate management for utilities
  • Provides asset management and capital project planning for utilities
  • Asset management planning for utilities
  • Utility cost of service studies and rate design
  • Proficient in system development/capacity fee studies
  • Offers assistance in wholesale rate development and assistance with intergovernmental contract negotiations
  • Assists with bond financing through the open market, state revolving fund, rural development and other sources
  • Testifies as expert witness before regulatory agencies, courts and local public hearings on behalf of clients
  • Advises and assists with acquisitions, disposition, mergers and privatization and re-municipalization
  • Water Environment Federation (WEF)
  • WEF Finance and Administrative Subcommittee
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)
  • Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA)
  • Ohio Water Environment Association (OWEA)
  • Indiana Section American Water Works Association
  • Registered Municipal Advisor Series 50 and Series 54
  • Registered Municipal Advisor with the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) State of Indiana


Indianapolis, IN


Master of Professional Accountancy

Indiana University-Purdue University – Indianapolis

Bachelor of Science in finance
University of Connecticut – Storrs