Publications and Presentations

“Library of Michigan Advanced Director’s Workshop”Budget Forecasting:  Moving Beyond the Basic Budget, September 2012

“Michigan Government Finance Officers Association (MGFOA) Presenter”Central Service Cost Allocation, September 2012

“Even Detroit Gets a Boost with Local Income Taxes at 4-year High”Bloomberg News Article written by Jeff Green, April 2012

“County Finances: The New Normal & The Emergency Financial Manager Statute,”presentation for Michigan Association of County Administratove Officers, May 2011

“Capital Improvements: What’s Your Plan?,”Michigan Townships News, August 2011, Michigan Townships Association

“Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act: A New Framework for Employment Relations?,” presentation for the Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations Association, June 2011

“Indicators of Fiscal Stress,”presentation for Michigan Townships Association workshop on Financial Strategies: Doing More with Less, September 2009

“Tough Times: Strategies for Stressed Budgets: Financial Forecasting” Michigan Townships News, November 2009, Michigan Townships Association

Simplified Financial Forecasting Model, Michigan Department of Treasury website. A downloadable working financial model available to municipal governments.

“Expanding Horizons: The Importance of Financial Forecasting in County Government,” Michigan Counties, November 2008, Michigan Association of Counties

“Financial Modeling and Multi-Year Budgeting,” presentation for Michigan Association of County Administrative Officers, May 2006

“The Importance of Developing a Long-term Budget,” Government Finance Review, August 1997, Government Finance Officers Association

“Adopting a Corporate Attitude: The automated five-year financial model: An emerging financial and management tool,” Michigan Municipal Review, January/February 1997, Michigan Municipal League



“Forward Thinking: City of Battle Creek employs a new management tool to look into the future,” Business Wisdom Delivered, Fall 2005, The Rehmann Group

“The Importance of Developing a Long-term Budget,” SEMscope, Spring 2009, Southeast Michigan Council of Governments