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Welcome To FCS Group

FCS GROUP, established in 1988, is an independent financial consulting firm that provides economic, public finance, management consulting, and financial (rates, charges, and fees) services to public sector clients inclusive of city and county governments, utilities, municipal corporations and ports, special purpose districts, and state agencies.

Since the firm’s inception, FCS GROUP has delivered high-quality, cost-effective consulting services in over 3,000 engagements and served more than 550 clients. Our staff serves clients throughout the western United States and Canada from our locations in Redmond, Washington, and Lake Oswego, Oregon.



FCS GROUP announces new president

Scott Bash brings 30 years of utility management business analytics experience to FCS GROUP enhancing the portfolio of services the firm offers public sector clients and reinforcing our committment to high quality, solutions-oriented consulting. Scott joins an FCS GROUP team of financial, economic and business management professionals dedicated to the continued growth of the firm by providing planning, organizational development and business process improvement services. New services also include the design and implementation of information technology and business system solutions that will provide FCS GROUP clients with easier access to information for improved decision-making.

Scott becomes the firm’s second president since being established in 1988, and succeeds retired company founders, David Findlay and Ed Cebron. He joins company vice president Taree Bollinger and principals John Ghilarducci, Karyn Johnson, Peter Moy, Angie Sanchez Virnoche and Todd Chase. As president, Scott will provide strategic vision and expand the firm’s technical capabilities in utility business management.



FCS GROUP Becomes an SEC-Registered
Municipal Advisor

FCS GROUP announces that it is now registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) as a Municipal Advisor. FCS GROUP is among a select group of firms specializing in utility rate development that complies with the new MSRB rules for financial consulting services.


FCS GROUP’s management team includes professionals with backgrounds in public administration, management, finance, economics, accounting, and engineering disciplines. These diverse perspectives equip us to address government finance and public reserve fund challenges while maintaining fixed attention on organizational sensitivities, policy drivers, and stakeholder priorities.


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In The News

Changes in Leadership

FCS GROUP welcomes Scott Bash as President.

Now Hiring

Management and Financial Analyst Positions

New Oregon Address

Effective October 13, 2014, FCS GROUP's new Oregon location is:
4000 Kruse Way Place,
Building 1, Ste. 220,
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97035.

Client Letters and Testimonials

See what clients are saying about FCS GROUP.

Look For Us At Upcoming 2015 Conferences

FCS GROUP will be speaking and exhibiting at several industry conferences in the coming months.

Professional Articles and White Papers

Ports: Partnering for Job Growth by Todd Chase and Scott Keillor

Professional Speakers Available

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