STEVE SHURBUTT

Steve Shurbutt

Steve Shurbutt

EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT | BOARD OF DIRECTORS | DISTRIBUTION SERVICES | MARIETTA, GA

Contact Steve Shurbutt: Steve.Shurbutt@GDSAssociates.com

“Prudent retail ratemaking requires prioritizing objectives and balancing quantitative and qualitative parameters to achieve fair and equitable results.”

Steve is widely respected for his work in the area of retail rates and cost of service analysis. As Vice-President for Distribution Services, Steve oversees most of the financial services work performed by GDS on behalf of electric distribution utilities. During the past 40 years, he has conducted retail rate studies, allocated costs of services studies, financial forecasts, and other financial and rate design services for more than 150 electric utility clients. Steve has appeared as an expert witness before regulatory authorities in thirteen states and has also been involved in the technical analysis associated with wholesale rate cases before the FERC.

 

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology 
  • Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Georgia State University 

SPECIALTIES

  • Distribution Utility Financial and Cost Analyses
  • Retail Rate Design
  • Utility Policies, Service Rules and Regulations

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Registered Professional Engineer

ASSOCIATIONS

  • Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers

 

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