AUS Consultants has been delivering unsurpassed consulting services to the utility industry for decades. Our expert professionals support clients in regulatory proceedings before virtually every federal and state regulatory agency. We have testified in court proceedings and special tribunals assessing the value of utility assets. Our combined experience translates into a strong understanding of the key strategic issues faced by today’s utility professionals in both vertically-integrated utilities and utilities operating in the restructured industry.
Mr. Weinert and Mr. Shambaugh both carry over thirty-seven years of experience consulting in the public utility field. Their expert testimonies have been presented before many state and federal agencies, as well as courts of law (e.g., courts of common pleas, federal bankruptcy courts). Their expertise has been augmented by the management of several disciplines within AUS Consultants.
Mr. Weinert brings with him an extensive track record of valuation and depreciation consulting and management. He has performed appraisals and depreciation studies for the telecommunications, gas, electric, water and sewer industries for nearly four decades. Prior to joining AUS in 1987, Mr. Weinert was employed for 16 years by American Appraisal Associates, Inc.
Mr. Shambaugh’s expertise encompasses rate base & measures of value determinations, capital recovery, utility plant inventories, cash working capital studies, original cost studies, regionalization studies, fixed capital asset and business enterprise valuations and financial due diligence related to sales and acquisition of utility systems. He is a guest professor at New Mexico State University’s Center for Public Utilities, and has provided speaking engagements at many utility conventions, conferences, and seminars.