Joel M. Laubenstein

Joel M. Laubenstein

Joel Laubenstein, principal and leader of Baker Tilly's tribal services practice, has been with the firm since 2008.

Joel serves as the firm’s tribal services practice leader. Joel specializes in tribal client relationship management, matching Baker Tilly’s strengths with the needs of our tribal clients.  These needs served range from assurance, compliance, energy, infrastructure and broadband initiatives, outsourced grant writing, and outsourced project development, capital procurement, management, and execution.

  • Specializes in evaluating and supporting the development of new business opportunities in tribal energy, broadband, infrastructure and economic development
  • Provides financial modeling, analysis and optimal deal structuring services
  • Leverages public and private financing mechanisms
  • Provides overall project management services
  • Manages valued tribal government relationships across various disciplines
  • National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED)
  • Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA)
  • Oklahoma Tribal Finance Consortium
  • United South and Eastern Tribes
  • American Biogas Council
  • American Public Power Association
  • American Wind Energy Association
  • Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education
  • Edison Electric Institute
  • Solar Energy Industries Association


Austin, TX


University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
Bachelor of Science

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