Summary of Experience
Ms. Quilici is a financial and regulatory consultant with nearly three decades of experience advising energy clients throughout North America on a wide range of strategic, financial, transactional, and regulatory matters. Ms. Quilici has advised clients on mergers and acquisitions involving electric, natural gas, thermal, and water utilities in more than 20 states and managed or advised the sale of nuclear, fossil, and hydroelectric generation transactions with an aggregate valuation in excess of $20 billion.
Ms. Quilici has extensive experience supporting her clients’ Boards and senior management on regulatory analysis, policy formation, and resource planning and has run or monitored numerous competitive solicitations. She has provided expert testimony on transaction and regulatory matters on more than a dozen occasions before state regulatory agencies and courts.
After graduation from Purdue University, Ms. Quilici worked in human resources before earning her MBA from Northeastern University. She then joined the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities where she worked as an economist, lead negotiator in integrated resource management, and assistant director of the rates and revenue requirements division. Ms. Quilici joined REED Consulting group in 1994, becoming one of the youngest officers named in that organization. REED was acquired by Navigant Consulting in 1997, where she served as an executive until leaving Navigant to form Concentric. Ms. Quilici is a member of Concentric’s Board of Directors and acts as its corporate secretary.
M.B.A., Northeastern University
Certificate Program in Employee Relations, Rutgers University
B.A., Purdue University
Colorado Public Utilities Commission; Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board; Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission; Iowa Utilities Board; New Jersey Board of Public Utilities; New York Public Service Commission; Philadelphia City Council; Westar Energy and Kansas City Power & Light; Wisconsin Public Service Commission
“Working as an integral part of our client’s team throughout the structuring of the transaction and the regulatory approvals process allowed us to support them for many years as they […]
“The importance of a strong Integration Management Office, and effective and engaging communication with the buyer’s and seller’s workforces through well-organized, multi-functional teams with clear mandates and workplans cannot be […]
Concentric conducted an analysis on the highest and best use of a local distribution company’s (“LDC”) assets. Specifically, we: Analyzed the value of potential supplemental service offerings and alternative uses of […]
Working on a very aggressive schedule, the Concentric team evaluated the potential acquisition of an electric utility owned by a public utility holding company. We completed a deep dive due […]
We provided an assessment of strategic alternatives for the client’s nuclear generating facility. We then supported the client with the sale of nuclear plant and acted as financial advisor and […]
The client wanted to carefully consider all of its strategic alternatives for its two nuclear generating units, including continuing to have them operated by the existing operating company, switching to […]
Representative examples of our staff’s transaction management experience include: […]
We assisted a utility with the design, administration and evaluation of its power supply procurement processes. Specifically, we developed and administered the request for proposals (“RFP”), managed the due diligence process […]
We conducted an analysis on the highest and best use of a local distribution company’s (“LDC”) assets. Specifically, we: Analyzed the value of potential supplemental service offerings and alternative uses of […]
As part of our work in a proposed utility merger, our team modeled the broader economic impacts to the impacted state of a proposed electric rate reduction for all the […]
We supported the client’s process of developing a Certificate of Necessity and Integrated Resource Plan filing for its public service commission for the purpose of receiving approval to build a […]
Our utility client owns and operates coal-fired generating stations in the Midwestern U.S. Following the decision to retire certain coal-fired generating assets, the company’s decommissioning team was faced with the […]
We performed an independent evaluation and filed associated expert testimony of the relative economics, risks and benefits of two proposals for new wind resources on behalf of our utility client.
We provided assistance with a RFP for reliability services related to the retirement of the client’s power generating facility. This work involved a review of the RFP, including the review of […]
On behalf of a public utilities commission, we reviewed the reasonableness of a member-owned, not-for-profit, generation and transmission cooperative’s Mitigation Plan. In particular, we reviewed the ability of its coal-generating fleet to […]
Our role as lead financial advisor in the sales of generating assets has included the development and negotiation of power purchase agreements (“PPAs”), including: Development of form of PPA upon […]
We provided advisory services pertaining to potential acquisitions of U.S. energy companies. We provided a detailed overview and technical assessment of the North American energy industry to help the client […]
We provided advisory services pertaining to a potential acquisition of a large North American electric transmission company. We assisted the client in understanding the regulatory landscape applicable to the company […]
We managed all of our client’s overall transmission-related U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) loan guarantee effort. Working with the client’s internal team and its other outside advisors, our team was responsible […]
We assisted the client with its filing of the $9 billion U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) loan guarantee application. We reviewed the feasibility of the project, evaluated the reactor technologies from a risk […]
We are providing services in support of our client’s proposed acquisition an island electric utility. Our expert is the lead expert presented by the applicants in this proceeding and is the primary […]
We filed testimony in support of a merger of two energy companies before three state regulatory commissions. Our work addressed the respective jurisdictional requirements for a regulated utility merger in each jurisdiction, summarized a […]
We have provided litigation support and expert testimony to clients in six separate legal proceedings before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on the government’s breach of the Standard Contract […]
We provided pre-audit and audit support services to a multi-jurisdictional combination utility. We worked closely with the client’s executive management team to prepare the client for the commission-ordered management audit […]
Following the completion of major construction activities at the client’s coal-fired generating units, we reviewed the client’s efforts to develop and construct the project. We reviewed and opined as to […]