Justin has assisted in conducting a variety of engagements for water, wastewater, electric, and gas utilities. He supports cost-of-service and rate design studies, financial planning, financial valuations and analyses, feasibility studies, and depreciation analyses for public and private sector utility clients. Before joining Raftelis in 2019, he served as a Senior Analyst for Austin Water’s rates and charges division. In this role, Justin developed the Financial Planning and Forecasting Model for the water, wastewater, and reclaimed utilities. He also maintained the cost-of-service models and assisted in the submission to the Public Utility Commission involving a wholesale rate case. Prior to joining Austin Water, Justin worked as a consultant at NewGen Strategies and Solutions, LLC, where he conducted numerous costs of service and rate design studies, financial valuations, and provided litigation support. Before joining the firm, he began his career as a Project Engineer responsible for managing and estimating schedules and construction costs for healthcare projects. After leaving the construction industry, he managed short-term investments using equities and options.