He developed the practice areas of municipal budgeting, long term operating and capital financial planning, municipality-owned and investor-owned utility consulting, accounting and bookkeeping, tax increment financing, and funding of projects through bonds, leases and loans that the company uses todayEric has expanded RFG to over twenty employees with offices in downtown Indianapolis (PNC Center) and Seymour, Indiana. RFG is experiencing a strong demand for its services and will continue to hire professionals in the future. Eric plans to expand by opening a third office in northern Indiana to meet the demands of RFG’s clients.
Eric actively manages the day to day business of RFG and believes in the value of its employees. RFG has a core of professionals that manage our client relationships. One of our core principals is to be accessible to our clients. We pride ourselves on responding to our clients’ needs on a timely basis and respond to phone calls within the same business day.
Eric has routinely been an expert witness for various cases held in Indiana trial courts for RFG clients. He has given depositions to the Attorney General’s office, including the Indiana Solicitor General. He represents clients before the Department of Local Government Finance, and State Board of Accounts. He provides testimony to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and answers questions raised by the Office of Utility Consumer Counselor. He represents clients in successfully securing State Revolving Fund loans. He has successfully represented a client before the Indiana Department of Environmental Management on an anti-degradation matter. He also testifies on client matters to the Indiana General Assembly.
Eric belongs to several organizations and receives continuous training in areas that benefit RFG’s clients. His professional development is obtained from various organizations including the Government Finance Officers Association, American Water Works Association, Michigan State University’s Institute of Public Utilities Regulatory Ratemaking Course, and Indiana CPA Society.
He is a member of Accelerate Indiana Municipalities, Association of Indiana Counties, Indiana Association of County Commissioners, Indiana Rural Sewer District Association, and the Indiana Rural Water Association. Eric provides professional education to many Indiana Mayor’s, Council members, Clerk-Treasurer’s and City Attorneys at Accelerate Indiana Municipalities events.
Eric graduated from Ball State University with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 1992. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.
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