Ms. Whelan joined Acacia in 2011. Prior to joining Acacia, she interned as a financial assistant since 2005, where she focused on supporting local entities within the State of New Jersey. Ms. Whelan has a broad area of expertise in connection with State level issuers, transportation clients, redevelopment entities, solid waste authorities, higher education institutions, water/wastewater agencies, as well as boards of education. Ms. Whelan advises these issuers on a broad array of services including capital planning and the implementation of financing structures. Ms. Whelan’s strengths include cash flow management and forecasting, new money project financings, refunding transactions, pooled financings, revenue-backed projects, and renewable energy initiatives.
Ms. Whelan earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a concentration in Finance from E. Craig Wall Sr. College of Business Administration at the University of Coastal Carolina.