Zach Gustafson

Senior Analyst

Zach is a Senior Analyst at HEC, providing support on a wide range of projects. His project experience includes cost burden analysis, economic impact analysis, feasibility studies, and rate studies. Zach has primarily assisted clients with water utilities municipal finance. These include rate and fee studies, as well as applications for State and Federal funding for water and wastewater capital improvement projects. This work requires coordination with the agency, agency consultants, and funding program staff; continual monitoring of application status – advocating for the agency to keep the project(s) moving forward, and frequent meetings. Zach also provides in-depth research and data analysis using many sources of economic information such as US Census, California Department of Finance, and Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Zach earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing at Bentley University in Boston, Massachusetts and studied abroad at Bond University in Queensland, Australia. Zach is a member of the Nevada Water Resources Association.