Areas of Expertise
Evaluation and Negotiations
Cost of Service/Rate Design
Performance Based Rates
Fuel Cost Recovery
Pensions and Benefits
Revenue Requirement Issues
Mr. Rackers is an Associate at BAI. Mr. Rackers graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, with a major in Accounting. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Missouri.
Prior to joining BAI on March 1, 2012, Mr. Rackers was employed for 33 years at the Missouri Public Service Commission. He began his employment at the Commission as a Junior Auditor. During his tenure at the Commission, Mr. Rackers advanced to higher auditing classifications. His final position at the Commission was an Auditor V, which he held for approximately 15 years.
As an Auditor V, Mr. Rackers conducted audits and examinations of the accounts, books, records and reports of jurisdictional utilities. Mr. Rackers served as Lead Auditor or Case Supervisor on numerous rate cases before the Commission. In addition, he assisted in the supervision and technical training of other auditor assigned to these cases.
Mr. Rackers has extensive experience in virtually all aspects of revenue requirements of regulated electric, gas and water utilities. Mr. Rackers has presented testimony on numerous occasions before the Missouri Public Service Commission.