Director, Water Rate & Regulatory
Ms. Kumar is a Director in the Advisory & Planning group within Black & Veatch’s Management Consulting, LLC. Transformation/Performance Management Services; (iv) Program Management and Strategic Planning; and (v) Stakeholder Engagement.
Ms. Kumar’s comprehensive utility consulting expertise also includes financial planning, cost of service, and rate design studies, and providing expert witness and litigation support services in municipal utility rate cases and utility litigation matters.
She has also directed benchmarking studies, and technology projects that involve business needs assessment, system requirements specification, database applications design, and training.
Within the stormwater utility consulting practice area, Ms. Kumar is a “concept to launch” subject matter expert. Her expertise includes stormwater utility feasibility studies, utility development, and all aspects of user fee implementation. In addition, she has directed both internal stakeholder education and engagement, and external public education and outreach.