People

Our team includes industry-leading consultants – many of whom are former utility directors, municipal managers, and public-sector employees – who have an in-depth understanding of the challenges that today’s utilities and government agencies face.

Our Team

Executive Team / Board

Peiffer Brandt

Peiffer Brandt

President and CEO
Elaine Conti

Elaine Conti

Senior Manager
Jon Davis

Jon Davis

Vice President
Sanjay Gaur

Sanjay Gaur

Vice President
Rick Giardina, CPA

Rick Giardina, CPA

Executive Vice President
Tony Hairston

Tony Hairston

Vice President
Bart Kreps

Bart Kreps

Vice President
John Mastracchio, CFA

John Mastracchio, CFA

Vice President
Sudhir Pardiwala, PE

Sudhir Pardiwala, PE

Executive Vice President
George Raftelis, CPA

George Raftelis, CPA

Founder & Chair Emeritus
Ben Rawls

Ben Rawls

Chair Emeritus
Keith Readling, PE

Keith Readling, PE

Executive Vice President
Harold Smith

Harold Smith

Vice President
Bill Stannard, PE

Bill Stannard, PE

Chairman of the Board
Darin Thomas

Darin Thomas

Vice President

Management

Doug Bean

Doug Bean

Director of Goverment Services
Tom Beckley

Tom Beckley

Senior Manager
Rocky Craley

Rocky Craley

Manager
Joe Crea

Joe Crea

Senior Manager
Todd Cristiano

Todd Cristiano

Manager
Melissa Elliott, APR

Melissa Elliott, APR

Manager
Jenn Fitts

Jenn Fitts

Manager
Angie Flores

Angie Flores

Manager
Dave Fox

Dave Fox

Manager
Steve Gagnon, PE

Steve Gagnon, PE

Manager
Seth Garrison

Seth Garrison

Senior Manager
Dwayne Guthrie, PhD, AICP

Dwayne Guthrie, PhD, AICP

Manager
Habib Isaac

Habib Isaac

Senior Manager
Melissa Levin

Melissa Levin

Senior Manager
Henrietta Locklear, MPA

Henrietta Locklear, MPA

Senior Manager
Rich McGillis

Rich McGillis

Manager
Chris McPhee

Chris McPhee

Director of Data Services
Hannah Phan

Hannah Phan

Manager
Andrew Rheem

Andrew Rheem

Manager
Mike Rocca, CMC

Mike Rocca, CMC

Principal Consultant
John Wright, CPA

John Wright, CPA

Manager

Senior Consultants

Andrea Boehling

Andrea Boehling

Senior Consultant
Catherine Carter

Catherine Carter

Senior Consultant
Townsend Collins

Townsend Collins

Senior Consultant
Katie Cromwell

Katie Cromwell

Senior Consultant
Collin Drat

Collin Drat

Senior Consultant
Erik Johnson

Erik Johnson

Senior Consultant
Will Kerr

Will Kerr

Senior Consultant
Brian Kirsch, PhD.

Brian Kirsch, PhD.

Senior Consultant
Kevin Kostiuk

Kevin Kostiuk

Senior Consultant
Khanh Phan

Khanh Phan

Senior Consultant
Philip Sapone

Philip Sapone

Senior Consultant
Sally Van Etten

Sally Van Etten

Senior Consultant
Rob Wadsworth, CPA

Rob Wadsworth, CPA

Senior Consultant
Joe Williams

Joe Williams

Senior Consultant
Jill Wu

Jill Wu

Senior Consultant

Support Staff

David George

David George

Marketing Director
Matt Jackson

Matt Jackson

Controller
Lisa Wilson, PHR, SHRM-CP

Lisa Wilson, PHR, SHRM-CP

HR Manager

All Team Members

Doug Bean

Doug Bean

Director of Goverment Services
Tom Beckley

Tom Beckley

Senior Manager
Andrea Boehling

Andrea Boehling

Senior Consultant
Peiffer Brandt

Peiffer Brandt

President and CEO
Catherine Carter

Catherine Carter

Senior Consultant
Townsend Collins

Townsend Collins

Senior Consultant
Elaine Conti

Elaine Conti

Senior Manager
Rocky Craley

Rocky Craley

Manager
Joe Crea

Joe Crea

Senior Manager
Todd Cristiano

Todd Cristiano

Manager
Katie Cromwell

Katie Cromwell

Senior Consultant
Jon Davis

Jon Davis

Vice President
Collin Drat

Collin Drat

Senior Consultant
Melissa Elliott, APR

Melissa Elliott, APR

Manager
Jenn Fitts

Jenn Fitts

Manager
Angie Flores

Angie Flores

Manager
Dave Fox

Dave Fox

Manager
Steve Gagnon, PE

Steve Gagnon, PE

Manager
Seth Garrison

Seth Garrison

Senior Manager
Sanjay Gaur

Sanjay Gaur

Vice President
David George

David George

Marketing Director
Rick Giardina, CPA

Rick Giardina, CPA

Executive Vice President
Dwayne Guthrie, PhD, AICP

Dwayne Guthrie, PhD, AICP

Manager
Tony Hairston

Tony Hairston

Vice President
Habib Isaac

Habib Isaac

Senior Manager
Matt Jackson

Matt Jackson

Controller
Erik Johnson

Erik Johnson

Senior Consultant
Will Kerr

Will Kerr

Senior Consultant
Brian Kirsch, PhD.

Brian Kirsch, PhD.

Senior Consultant
Kevin Kostiuk

Kevin Kostiuk

Senior Consultant
Bart Kreps

Bart Kreps

Vice President
Melissa Levin

Melissa Levin

Senior Manager
Henrietta Locklear, MPA

Henrietta Locklear, MPA

Senior Manager
John Mastracchio, CFA

John Mastracchio, CFA

Vice President
Rich McGillis

Rich McGillis

Manager
Chris McPhee

Chris McPhee

Director of Data Services
Sudhir Pardiwala, PE

Sudhir Pardiwala, PE

Executive Vice President
Khanh Phan

Khanh Phan

Senior Consultant
Hannah Phan

Hannah Phan

Manager
George Raftelis, CPA

George Raftelis, CPA

Founder & Chair Emeritus
Ben Rawls

Ben Rawls

Chair Emeritus
Keith Readling, PE

Keith Readling, PE

Executive Vice President
Andrew Rheem

Andrew Rheem

Manager
Mike Rocca, CMC

Mike Rocca, CMC

Principal Consultant
Philip Sapone

Philip Sapone

Senior Consultant
Harold Smith

Harold Smith

Vice President
Bill Stannard, PE

Bill Stannard, PE

Chairman of the Board
Darin Thomas

Darin Thomas

Vice President
Sally Van Etten

Sally Van Etten

Senior Consultant
Rob Wadsworth, CPA

Rob Wadsworth, CPA

Senior Consultant
Joe Williams

Joe Williams

Senior Consultant
Lisa Wilson, PHR, SHRM-CP

Lisa Wilson, PHR, SHRM-CP

HR Manager
John Wright, CPA

John Wright, CPA

Manager
Jill Wu

Jill Wu

Senior Consultant