The utility industry’s trusted advisor
In 1993, Raftelis Financial Consultants, Inc. (RFC) was founded to provide services that help utilities function as sustainable organizations while providing the public with clean water at an affordable price. With this goal in mind, RFC has grown to become one of the largest and most respected utility financial, rate, management, and operational consulting practices in the nation. RFC has experience providing these services to hundreds of water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities across the country and abroad, allowing us to provide our clients with innovative and insightful recommendations that are founded on industry best practices.
Note from our founder, George A. Raftelis, CPA
"Over the last 35 years, I have enjoyed seeing our industry evolve into a highly professional, committed society focused on providing quality service to the customers it serves. RFC is delighted to have been a part of this process by providing utilities with innovative and responsive financial, pricing, and management consulting services to help meet their goals and objectives while taking into account the needs of their customers. We look forward to our continued service to the water industry, and to helping all stakeholders understand the value of water and environmental sustainability to their daily lives."
1993 - Founding
After leaving his position as Director of Ernst & Young’s National Environmental Consulting Practice, George Raftelis, CPA founds RFC in Charlotte, NC under the name Raftelis Environmental Consulting Group, Inc.