Doug Baldessari

Doug Baldessari

Partner, CPA · +1 (317) 465 1508

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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.

  • Financial reporting, strategic planning and utility rate management for utilities
  • Capital project planning for utilities
  • Asset management planning for utilities
  • Utility cost of service studies and rate design
  • System development/capacity fee studies
  • Wholesale rate development and assistance with intergovernmental contract negotiations
  • Bond financing through the open market, State Revolving Fund, Rural Development, other sources
  • Testifies as expert witness before regulatory agencies, courts and local public hearings on behalf of clients
  • Assistance and advice with acquisitions, disposition, mergers and privatization and re-municipalization

Industry

  • President Elect of the Indiana Water Environment Association (IWEA)
  • Ohio Water Environment Association (OWEA)
  • Water Environment Federation (WEF)
  • Indiana Section American Water Works Association
  • American Water Works Association (AWWA)
  • Indiana Rural Water Association
  • Alliance of Indiana Rural Water
  • AICPA and Indiana CPA Society

Thought leadership

  • Frequent presenter before industry groups on matter related to finance and utility rates

Location

Indiana

Education

University of Connecticut – Storrs
Bachelor of Science in finance

Indiana University-Purdue University – Indianapolis
Master of Professional Accountancy

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
State of Indiana