Joe Crea
Vice President

Joe Crea


Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences – Clemson University (2005)


About Joe

Joe has spent more than 12 years working with water and wastewater utilities and has developed a thorough understanding of, and solutions to, the challenges they face. Joe leads Raftelis’ Cincinnati Office. Since joining Raftelis, he has worked with municipal water and wastewater agencies across the country on rate and financial planning studies, cost-of-service studies, interjurisdictional agreements, bond feasibility engagements, and customer affordability analyses. He has worked with staff, leadership, and governing bodies for municipal utilities to find solutions to financial and managerial issues that can arise in providing sustainable and effective service delivery. Joe has published several articles on customer affordability and customer assistance programs, as well as on maintaining a financially resilient utility. He is actively involved in AWWA and WEF – serving on the AWWA’s Rates and Charges Committee and presenting at numerous conferences. He also authored a chapter entitled, “Identification of Revenue Requirements,” for the Fourth Edition of the industry guidebook, Water and Wastewater Finance and Pricing: The Changing Landscape. Joe graduated from Clemson University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences.