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Principals Baron, Kollen, and Hayet have extensive experience in utility and economic consulting, both nationally and internationally. In addition, the firm's professional consultants possess utility, commission, and consulting experience that encompass a broad range of disciplines, including economics, engineering, planning, finance, accounting, and taxes. Our consultants hold a variety of advanced degrees and professional licenses.

Steve Baron
President and Principal

Specialty Areas:
Class and Jurisdictional Cost-of-service studies, rate design, system planning, forecasting, economic analysis, revenue requirements and regulatory policy issues
Lane Kollen, CPA, CMA, CGMA
Vice President and Principal

Specialty Areas:
Utility planning, performance, and operations, including the financial, accounting, rate, tax, and financing areas
Phil Hayet
Vice President and Principal

Specialty Areas:
Resource planning, (conventional and renewable resources and demand side management), operations analysis, economic and rate analysis, and regulatory policy development
Brian R. Barber 
Director of Consulting

Specialty Areas:
Planning, economic analysis, forecasting, and cost and rate analysis


Richard A. Baudino 
Consultant to Kennedy and Associates

Specialty Areas:
Cost of capital, utility  financing, cost allocation, utility restructuring and competition, and auditing
Randy A. Futral
Manager of Consulting

Specialty Areas: Utility management, accounting, budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, ratemaking, tax, banking and auditing.
Ann Conroy
Consultant to Kennedy and Associates

Specialty Areas:
Revenue requirement analysis, load forecasting, and cost-of service analyses
Leah J. Wellborn 
Consultant

Specialty Areas:
Production cost modeling, economic analysis, resource planning, and data analysis
Jessica Inman
Research Assistant

Specialty Areas:
Regulatory research and data analysis