May 2-8, 2021 is Public Service Recognition Week. Thank you to all of the people who serve our nation as federal, state, county, local and tribal government employees.
FCS GROUP welcomes project consultant, Melissa Firestone, to the team. Melissa’s expertise extends to the broader US energy markets with significant experience in developing supply/demand models that analyze and forecast energy balances and prices.In her free time Melissa likes to read, hike, ride horses, and spend time with her family.
What's on Your Horizon? We know you’re striving for financial, economic and organizational stability. We’re here to help. In our new FCS GROUP promotional advertisement that will run in City Vision and Local Focus publications, we're asking local government agencies and public utilities where they're headed in their pursuit of financial, economic and organizational stability. [...]
As part of our Black History Month celebration FCS GROUP is taking this moment to honor the women and men of color who are civic leaders, serving in government, and helping build and maintain public infrastructure. Thank You!
John Ghilarducci is FCS GROUP's President, and a principal and shareholder with 33 years of professional experience, including 30 years with the firm. His practice focuses on all aspects of utility rate studies and utility and general services system development charge (SDC) and impact fee studies -- from technical modeling and policy analysis to public [...]
FCS GROUP was honored to be a Bronze Sponsor at the Special Districts Association of Oregon Annual Conference. FCS GROUP has been helping special districts in Oregon meet rate development, economic assessment, cost recovery, and financial modeling needs since 1988.
Angie Sanchez Virnoche is an FCS GROUP vice president, principal and shareholder with 28 years of experience providing financial, cost of service and rate design solutions for water, sewer, stormwater, solid waste and electric utilities. Her industry experience also includes current/recent roles with the American Water Works Association National Rates and Charges Subcommittee and [...]
Make sure to catch FCS GROUP Project Manager Brooke Tacia's Association of Washington Cities virtual conference presentation. "Utility Rate Setting Fundamentals" on August 21, 2020 from 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Matt is an FCS GROUP project manager with expertise in financial and policy analysis for solid waste, electric, water, and sewer utilities. He has specialized expertise in utility demand forecasting and data analytics/statistical testing. In addition to enterprise fund work, he also delivers general government financial planning, LEAN process improvement evaluation, and development fee [...]
Andy Baker is an FCS GROUP project manager who provides cost-of-service rates analysis for water and wastewater utilities throughout the United States. He has specialized expertise in rate affordability and supporting agencies operating under USEPA consent decree. Recently, Andy has been supporting clients in addressing COVID-19-related financial impacts.