Todd Cristiano
Senior Manager

Todd Cristiano

Education

Master of Business Administration – University of Colorado (2003) Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering – University of Tulsa (1995)

Email

tcristiano@raftelis.com

About Todd

Todd has nearly 20 years of utility finance experience—14 years as a consultant to utilities and 6 years as the Manager of Rates at Denver Water. He has completed studies across the U.S. for water, wastewater, stormwater, electric, and gas utilities. His experience covers technical areas and industries such as municipal fee development, utility cost-of-service and rate structure studies, economic feasibility analyses, impact fee studies, and budget processes. While at Denver Water, he oversaw four significant rate- and fee-related studies, all unanimously approved by the Board of Water Commissioners, and also served as interim budget manager at Denver Water. As a member of the AWWA, he has helped to develop industry guidelines regarding financial and rate-making practices. In particular, as the Past Chair and current member of the AWWA Rates and Charges Committee, he co-authored the water reuse chapter in the latest edition of Manual M1, Principles of Water Rates, Fees and Charges. Todd is also co-instructor for the AWWA’s biennial Financial Management: Cost-of-Service Rate-Making Seminar.