Utility Rate Consultants

Becher-Hoppe Associates, Inc.

330 Fourth St 
Wausau, WI 54402-8000 
Phone: (715) 845-8000 
Contact: Joe Gehin, Public Works Consultant 
Description: Since 1954, our award-winning firm has been improving communities throughout Wisconsin. Our services include agricultural, airports, architecture, bridges, dams, grants, municipal, real estate, roads and highways, site development, storm water, survey, utility coordination, and wastewater. 
Area Served: Statewide. 


Wisconsin Office 
N21W23350 Ridgeview Pkwy W Suite 100 
Waukesha, WI 53188 
Phone: (262) 785-1520 Fax: (262) 785-1810 
Contact: Mike Harrigan, Sr. Fin. Advisor/ Chairman; Dawn Gunderson, Sr. Fin. Adv./ VP; James A. Mann, Sr. Fin. Adv./Dir.; Philip Cosson, Sr. Fin. Adv./Director; Todd Taves, Sr. Fin. Adv./Principal; Greg Johnson, Sr. Fin. Adv./VP; Dave Wagner, Sr. Fin. Adv./VP; Jon Cameron, Fin. Adv.; Maureen Schiel, Fin. Spec.; Sue Porter, Marketing Coordinator 
Minnesota Office 
3060 Centre Pointe Dr. 
Roseville, MN 55113-1105 
Phone: (651) 697-8500 Fax: (651) 697-8555 
Contact: Steve Apfelbacher, Sr. Fin. Adv./ President; Sean Lentz, Sr. Fin. Adv./Director; Brian Reilly, Sr. Fin. Advisor/Principal; Patrick Malloy, Fin. Spec. 
Description: Independent public financial advisory services to local governments. 
Area Served: Midwest. 

Hawkins Ash CPAs

One East Waldo Blvd., Suite 5
Manitowoc, WI 54220 
Phone: (920) 684-7128 
Contact: Keven Behnke, CPA 
La Crosse Office
500 South Second Street, Suite 200 
La Crosse, WI 54601 
Phone: (608) 784-7737 
Contact: Monica Hauser, CPA, Partner 
Description: Financial statement audits, single audits, agreed upon procedures, consulting, compilations, TIF audits, bookkeeping, water and sere rate assistance, maintain capital asset records, and financial report Form C and PSC report preparation. 
Area Served: Statewide. 

Springsted Incorporated

710 North Plankinton Ave., Suite 804 
Milwaukee, WI 53203-2400 
Phone: (414) 220-4250 Fax: (414) 220-4251 
Contact: Joseph M. Murray, VP 
Description: Independent public sector advisors providing comprehensive municipal advisor services in housing and economic development (including TIF and IRR analysis), organizational and human resource management (including strategic planning and compensation studies) executive search, management consulting (including utility rate studies and financial plans and modeling). 
Area Served: Nationwide.

Strand Associates, Inc. 

910 Wingra Dr.
Madison, WI 53715 
Phone: 608-251-4843; Fax 608-251-8655 
Contact: Steve Everts, P.E. 
Description: Helping clients succeed through excellence in engineering for more than 70 years with 11 offices and a staff of more than 380.  Civil, water supply, wastewater, transportation, structural, electrical, environmental engineering, and financial services. 
Area served:  National